Today, Mayor Joe Hogsett and The Indianapolis Foundation, a member of the Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) philanthropic collaborative, announced the third round of funding awarded by the Elevation Grant Program. Six grantees received $796,486.Read More.
The Board of Directors of Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) announced today that Jennifer Bartenbach has been named as the next CEO; and the Board of The Indianapolis Foundation announced that Dr. Lorenzo Esters has been named as the next President.Read More.
Tawnya McCrary is expanding her services to the Westside of Indianapolis through a recent grant from the Elevation Grant Program. Through a partnership with EmployIndy, Flanner House, and Indy Parks, there is a new YES Indy Rec Center at Watkins Park.Read More.
Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF), The Indianapolis Foundation, Hamilton County Community Foundation, Women’s Fund of Central Indiana and IMPACT Central Indiana are a $1 billion collective of philanthropic organizations committed to making Central Indiana a community where all individuals have an equitable opportunity to reach their full potential—no matter place, race or identity.
Throughout the past few years, our organizations shifted our internal structure to better posit…Read More.
The Indianapolis Foundation received a $250,000 grant in the second round of funding from the Indianapolis African American Quality of Life Initiative (IAAQLI). The grant award will support organizations participating in the not-for-profit infrastructure development portion of the foundation’s Neighborhood Empowerment Pathways program.Read More.
Science has proven that sickle cell arises from the body’s attempt to fight malaria. Although sickle cell disease is a global disorder affecting people of all races—as a direct result of the transatlantic slave trade—most individuals with sickle cell in the United States are Black. While health issues are a direct challenge of the disease, additional challenges to family stabilization and upward economic mobility arise as secondary side effects. These are two community leadership initia…Read More.