Charities are waiting to see whether new tax changes, which will reduce the number of Americans who qualify to lower their federal tax bills by using a deduction for giving, will also reduce donations.
Education reform group The Mind Trust announced Thursday that it has received $3.75 million in new donations from two donors who have been generous to the Indianapolis-based not-for-profit in the past.
A surging stock market and huge gifts from billionaires fueled a big increase in giving in 2017, according to the annual Giving USA report by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at IUPUI.
Meals on Wheels of Central Indiana plans to use the grant from the State Department of Health to deliver nutritious food in areas of Indiana with large populations of people infected with the virus that causes AIDS.
Super Service Challenge, a national not-for-profit aimed at helping charities raise money and in-kind contributions, is launching a new e-platform designed by Indianapolis-based Sells Group meant to connect companies, volunteers and not-for-profits in a whole new way.
The goal of the program is to provide care for a patient's overall physical, mental and spiritual well-being, including pain management, at-home support, nutrition assistance and help with navigating financial issues.
An initiative involving Indiana University and the Lilly Endowment is set to provide a $15 million renovation to the historic Madame Walker Theatre Center while ensuring the historic landmark’s viability into the future.