Foundation Announces Grants

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The Indianapolis Foundation is detailing nearly $2 million in grants. The funding for 25 education, arts and community nonprofits ranges from $10,000 to $450,000.

April 1, 2014

News Release

Indianapolis, Ind. -- The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of the Central Indiana Community Foundation and the Foundation's Library Fund awarded $1.859 million in grants and awards to 25 not-for-profit serving Marion County on March 17, 2014.

The grants were awarded to the organizations listed below within the following categories: Arts & Culture, Education, Environment, Civic & Community Involvement, and Health & Human Services. In addition to not-for-profits that provide services directly to those in need, grants were also awarded to foundations and funds that support those service providers.

"The Indianapolis Foundation is committed to supporting organizations and projects that are addressing the broad spectrum of today’s needs in our community as well as those that are preparing us for tomorrow's," said Milton O. Thompson, Board Chair, The Indianapolis Foundation Board of Directors.

About Special Kids

$25,000.00

Arts Council of Indianapolis

$40,000.00

Assistance League

$10,000.00

Burmese American Community Institute

$20,000.00

Children's Bureau

$50,000.00

Dress For Success Indianapolis, Inc.

$30,000.00

Indianapolis Neighborhood Resource Center

$40,000.00

Martin University

$15,000.00

Meadows Community Foundation

$75,000.00

Mental Health America of Greater Indianapolis

$25,000.00

Stand for Children

$50,000.00

Step Up

$25,000.00

The Villages

$50,000.00

Theatre on the Square

$39,000.00

Trusted Mentors

$40,000.00

United Way of Central Indiana

$40,000.00

Young Actors Theatre

$10,000.00

Butler University

$100,000.00

Franciscan Alliance Foundation-St. Francis Health

$100,000.00

Indiana State Fair Foundation

$100,000.00

Indy Fringe

$100,000.00

Leadership Indianapolis (Lacy Leadership Association)

$75,000.00

Indianapolis Parks Foundation

$50,000.00

United Way Central Indiana

$450,000.00

Summer Youth Program Fund

$300,000.00

Total March Awards

$1,859,000.00

Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) is a $694 million public foundation transforming the lives of central Indiana residents in three ways: consulting donors, family foundations and their professional advisors on charitable giving; awarding grants to effective not-­‐for-­‐profit organizations; and providing leadership to address community needs and seize opportunities. CICF was established in 1997 as a partnership between The Indianapolis Foundation, serving Marion County since 1916, and Legacy Fund, serving Hamilton County since 1991.

Source: Indianapolis Foundation