The Anthem Foundation and LISC Indianapolis on Tuesday announced a major initiative to provide more equitable food access, starting with one Indianapolis neighborhood.
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The neighborhood will receive about $3.5 million in funding over the next three years from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Home Investment Partnership Program and the Community Development Block Grant program.
At Eskenazi Health, Tedd Grain, who had been at LISC since 2009, will be tackling food access issues, economic mobility and other social factors that affect local residents’ health status.
City program Lift Indy will direct $4 million in investment throughout the neighborhood. Many of those projects are already underway or will be launched in 2021.
Proposal 337 could move the needle forward on food insecurity and access problems by creating a structure that brings together and guides stakeholders already working on solutions.
Cook has partnered with Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana and several other community organizations to build the manufacturing facility, which is expected to employ 100 employees on the northeast side of Indianapolis.
Situated across from Douglass Park, the project would feature a 17,450-square-foot structure with 34 two-bedroom apartments and about 60 parking spaces.
Indianapolis-based Cityscape Residential’s plans to ask the city for an $8 million TIF bond to help support its 287-unit luxury apartment complex. The project is also slated to feature a potential three-story, 30,000-square-foot office building.
Elan Daniel, a former deputy director of community and economic development for the city of Indianapolis, will start with Mapleton Fall Creek Development Corp. next month.
Renew Indianapolis will merge with the King Park Development Corp. on Jan. 1.
Beginning in January, the community development organizations will operate as one, with a joint 15-member board of directors and a four-person executive leadership team.
The 16 Tech Community Investment Fund is seeded with $3 million and plans to issue up to $1 million in grants in 2020.
Central Indiana elected officials want to create a formal organization that could combine regional resources to pursue transformational projects.
The former bank branch, which closed in late 2016, will reopen as a co-working space called Vault.
Top executive Leigh Riley Evans plans to leave Mapleton Fall Creek Development Corp. later this fall after helping shepherd a $60 million project.
A broad coalition of faith-based groups, black elected officials and civic leaders are turning to this year’s mayoral race as an avenue for bold discussions about racial problems.
The neighborhood’s community development corporation has recast its vision for the expansive Central@29 project and hopes to begin construction of its first phase of apartments next summer.