Indianapolis Foundation Announces Grants

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The Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library received a $35,000 grant. The Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library received a $35,000 grant.

The Indianapolis Foundation has awarded more than $670,000 to 16 Marion County organizations and projects. The latest round of funding will support efforts including family financial planning, an apprenticeship program and transitional living.

The Indianapolis Foundation, founded in 1916, is an affiliate of the Central Indiana Community Foundation. The organization awards about $7 million per year to support current and future community needs in Marion County.

The organizations and projects awarded funding are below:

Communities In Schools Indiana; Marion County expansion; $50,000

Fletcher Place Community Center; General operating support; $35,000

Freewheelin’ Community Bikes; Youth Educational Apprenticeship Program, Outplacement Partnership and Master Apprenticeship; $16,000

Indiana University Foundation; Cultural Ecologies Project (CEP); $50,000

Joy’s House; General operating support; $50,000

Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library; Year of Vonnegut: Celebrating Kurt Vonnegut’s Legacy and Common Decency; $35,000

Midtown Indianapolis, Inc.; Concord at Maple Crossing and Tarkington Park programming; $50,000

Nine 13 Sports; Renovation of new space; $18,000

Partners In Housing; Improving hiring and turnover reduction to better serve residents; $40,000

ProAct Community Partnerships; Service learning program expansion to create effective servant leaders for now and in the future; $10,000

Southside Youth Council (Reach for Youth); Evaluation planning to enhance ATE and Teen Court Program Outcomes; $25,000

Stopover, Inc.; Transitional Living Program; $30,000

The Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund; Responsive grant-making; $127,493

The Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund; Evaluations and professional development program support; $75,000

Young Actors Theatre; General operating support; $30,000

Communities In Schools Indiana; Marion County expansion; $50,000

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