Indianapolis Foundation Awards Over $1.5M in Grants

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The Indianapolis Foundation is an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation. The Indianapolis Foundation is an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation.

The Indianapolis Foundation has announced grant awards totaling more than $1.5 million to nonprofit organizations serving Marion County. Funding will support 41 projects related to transportation access, healthy youth, education, arts and culture and affordable housing. 

The recipients include: 

Exodus Refugee Immigration ($25,000) – for interpretation, transportation and basic needs assistance to support the resettlement of refugees and other displaced people to Indiana.

Concord Neighborhood Center ($22,806) – to provide social services, crisis support and economic security programming to promote greater quality of life and better public health outcomes in the 46225 neighborhood.

Big Green ($20,000) – to support increased access to Learning Gardens – dynamic outdoor classrooms built at underserved schools – providing students with access to real food, nutrition and food education programming.

Trinity Haven, Inc. ($20,000) – to support programming and capacity building for Indiana’s first transitional housing project for LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness.

Felege Hiywot Center, Inc. ($25,000) – for high-quality urban farming, STEM education, leadership and character-building programming for youth in the Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood.

Indiana Legal Services, Inc. ($36,000) – to provide legal representation to those facing eviction to help reduce the risk of homelessness.

For a full list of grant recipients, click here

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