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.
The company, which has 8,000 U.S. clients and boasts having the world’s most-downloaded mobile-giving app, plans to triple its space in The Majestic Building to 3,000 square feet.
Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana reported seeing a 10 percent to 15 percent decrease in donations for the year compared to last year, and Second Helpings said it had only hit 50 percent of its goal for monthly donations, as of Monday.
Immigration groups, Planned Parenthood, the American Civil Liberties Union and other groups say contributions are up—and so are people who want to donate their time.
The not-for-profit Outreach Inc. has started construction on the $3.3 million facility on the near-east side and hopes donors can come through with the final $300,000.
Hired in 2008, John Aleshire faced huge debt, lagging volunteer participation and a tarnished reputation at the Humane Society of Indianapolis. He plans to retire next year with many of its challenges long past.
The merger will create a group called Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana that will cover 39 counties ranging from north-central Indiana to the Ohio River.
Chad Priest took the reins of the Indiana Region of the American Red Cross in the aftermath of drastic chapter closures and in the midst of preparations to relocate the Indianapolis headquarters.
Kroger Co. executive John Elliott has been approved to succeed Cindy Hubert by Gleaners' board of directors.
Programs across Indianapolis that provide housing and support to the homeless are bemoaning a $687,540 decrease in U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funding this year.
Goodwill Industries Foundation of Central Indiana has received a $2.5 million donation from the Martha G. Davis Family Trust, the local not-for-profit announced Wednesday.
The organization started in 2012 in Indianapolis and launched in Louisville this year. To date, Brackets for Good has raised more than $1.3 million for charities through its March Madness-themed event.
Credit and debit cards are accepted nearly everywhere these days, but houses of worship are still trying to modernize the way donations are collected.
Compensation for the highest-ranking officials of Indianapolis’ largest not-for-profits falls short of pay at many similar-size organizations throughout the country.