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.
Today, Mayor Joe Hogsett and The Indianapolis Foundation announced applications for the third round of the Elevation Grant Program will open on Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, at ElevationGrant.org. Powered by American Rescue Plan funding for pandemic relief, this initiative will invest $45 million in neighborhoods through 2024 to address root causes of violent crime in Indianapolis.Read More.
Central Indiana Community Foundation and its affiliates, The Indianapolis Foundation and Hamilton County Community Foundation, are pleased to announce that 13 students from both Marion and Hamilton counties have been awarded the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. Lilly Endowment Community Scholars are known for their community involvement, academic achievement, character and leadershipRead More.
The Indianapolis Foundation, a member of the CICF philanthropic collaborative, awarded responsive grants that align with the foundation’s mission to mobilize people, ideas and investments to make this a community where all individuals have equitable opportunity to reach their full potential no matter place, race or identity. The Indianapolis Foundation’s grants support either general operating costs or program support for organizations.Read More.