Teams of tradesmen, followed by an army of unskilled volunteers, descended on the Crooked Creek neighborhood in April to fix up 20 homes.
More than 60 companies plan to participate in the three-day Indy Do Day volunteer marathon, which kicks off Thursday in conjunction with Eli Lilly and Co.’s Global Day of Service.
The 500 Festival Mini Marathon in May will once again focus Hoosier attention on distance running—a sport where shifting demographics and rising interest have combined to generate strong sponsorship revenue.
A new group of 40-something professionals in central Indiana is hoping to do for education reform what the amateur sports initiative did 35 years ago: spawn a generation of leaders to work on a long-term challenge.
Members of the Indy Hunger Network knew it would take discipline when they set the goal of feeding 185 million meals every year—27 million more than they do now—by 2015.
The Indiana Achievement Awards is going on what organizers called a “sabbatical,” though its return isn’t guaranteed. The change is the result of a loss in grant funding for all not-for-profit programs at the IUPUI Solution Center, which organized the awards.
Chamber Chairman John Neighbours said he "wouldn't rule out" combining the economic development groups.
Low-income women could receive loans in weeks.
Times have changed, and along with those changes during the past four-plus decades have come at least four aha’s! for Ellen Annala, longtime CEO of the United Way of Central Indiana.
Steel baron Andrew Carnegie, who populated Indiana and other states with public libraries, believed in donating liberally—and wisely.
Teen's brainstorm results in internationally recognized not-for-profit that promotes computer literacy and safety, including programs for financial literacy and computer repurposing for donation to Indianapolis areas in need of the technology.
At a time when the not-for-profit sector is buzzing with terms like “scaling impact” and “venture philanthropy,” few native not-for-profits have sown seeds outside Indiana. Leaders and funders emphasize the need the serve the local market first.