United Way of Central Indiana

Lilly, Simon receive top philanthropic awardsRestricted Content

May 25, 2009
Two global companies based in Indianapolis have been recognized for their philanthropic efforts.

Lilly Endowment has made few changes despite massive fall in valueRestricted Content

May 18, 2009
Kathleen McLaughlin
Lilly Endowment lost 26 percent of its value in 2008, falling from $7.7 billion to $5.7 billion. What's different about the Indianapolis-based endowment is that its most recent loss caps a downward slide that's lasted eight years.

NFP of NOTE: Sheltering Wings

March 23, 2009
Sheltering Wings provides emergency housing for women and children suffering from any form of domestic abuse.

United Way nearly hits $40 million goalRestricted Content

March 16, 2009
United Way of Central Indiana CEO Ellen Annala is thankful for the $38.8 million in pledges to its annual campaign, although it didn't quite reach its $40 million fund-raising goal.

Project plants seeds of academic successRestricted Content

February 16, 2009
United Way is spending $114,000 to bring Project Seed, a program with specially trained math experts, to 11 Indianapolis Public Schools.

United Way thanks early fund-raisersRestricted Content

November 3, 2008
United Way of Central Indiana has raised $22.9 million, or 57 percent, of the $40 million goal announced for this fall's annual campaign. Helping the agency out of the gate were 100 companies that started "Pacesetter" campaigns before the official Sept. 12 kickoff.

Charity alliances in United Way's shadow seek their shareRestricted Content

August 27, 2007
Chris O'Malley
Once a year, the CEO implores employees to sign pledge cards to the United Way. Local health and human services agencies that benefit wait to redeem your tax-deductible gift. But others are preaching there's another path to charitable-giving heaven. Lesser-known federations continue to nip at the heels of the United Way establishment in the workplace.

Designated gift-giving frustrates United Way

September 13, 2004
Andrea Muirragui Davis
United Way of Central Indiana’s annual fundraising blitz brought in $500,000 more in 2003 than it did the year before, but the agency didn’t have any additional money to hand out come grant-making time.
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