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.
The university’s $205 million in big gifts was about two-thirds of the $302.9 million in gifts of $1 million or more given by individuals to Indiana not-for-profits in 2017.
For Indianapolis to thrive, its businesses need to share their resources for civic-minded efforts, N. Clay Robbins told attendees Friday at the Engage Indiana event for corporate philanthropy.
Indianapolis' largest public animal shelter is urging residents to consider adopting a cat or dog to save them from being euthanized at the overcrowded facility.
The Tuesday following Thanksgiving—after Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday—has become known for ushering in millions of dollars for thousands of charities.
Some companies are offering employees money to donate to charities with no strings attached, while other initiatives are designed to reward volunteer efforts.
Some local entities have increased their attention on retaining existing staff, encouraging volunteers to move into paid positions and expanding their searches when jobs become available by targeting recent graduates or community clubs or schools.
USA Funds had long been preparing to adopt a new mission after decades as the nation’s largest student loan guarantor.
Several local not-for-profit and community groups are caught in a family dispute over the $31 million estate of Stephen Russell, the Celadon Group Inc. co-founder who died last year at age 76.
Most people are aware of the Kiwanis Club. Sort of. Precious few know what the 102-year-old organization actually does.
The public course, an anchor for the neighborhood bounding West 56th Street in Pike Township, closed in late 2015 after the previous owner defaulted on a $2.4 million bank loan.
Indianapolis-based Charitable Advisors hopes to help groups that can’t afford one-on-one consulting on issues vital to their operations.
Of the top five contributions from Indianapolis-area donors, four set records as the largest the organization had ever received from an individual.
Which local philanthropists made major donations in 2016 and where the money went
Since 2012, Indianapolis not-for-profits have been participating in their own version of the annual NCAA college basketball tournament and have raised more than $1.5 million.