2020 was a year filled with unique challenges, some that were incredibly unexpected and others that were previously ignored by too many for too long. Within these challenges is profound tragedy and loss. There also lies an incredible opportunity to collectively learn how we as a community—and as a foundation—can do better. This year has proven that our commitment to equity and reconciliation is in direct alignment with what is needed to make our community in Central Indiana a place where …Read More.
Today, Mayor Joe Hogsett and the Indianapolis Foundation announced applications for the Elevation Grant Program will open April 1 at ElevationGrant.org. Previously known as the Violent Crime Reduction Grant Program, this initiative will invest $45 million in neighborhoods over the next three years to address root causes of violent crime in Indianapolis.
Funding for the 2022 grant program was passed unanimously by the City-County Council last year. Powered by American Rescue Plan funding fo…Read More.
The Indianapolis City-County Council, in partnership with the Office of Public Health and Safety and Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) has announced the recipients of the first round of funding made available through the Council District Crime Prevention Grants Program.Read More.
The Indianapolis Foundation's board of directors has approved grants and investments for Marion County not-for-profits, projects and initiatives totaling $2,704,444.
The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of CICF, directed $1,971,000 to investment plans and opportunity funds. Investment plans and opportunity funds are essential tools to assist CICF in supporting its community leadership work and leading initiatives aligned with its mission and strategic plan. Read More.
A unique partnership designed to bring jobs, free education, wrap-around services, and community ownership to a new medical device manufacturing facility was announced today on the northeast side of Indianapolis.Read More.