Projects involving youth received the biggest chunk of money this year from the Golden Eagle Environmental Grants program.
Gift from USA Funds will allow organization to help more high-achieving, low-income teens prepare for college.
Gleaners Food Bank plans to buy a refrigerated truck to supply more fresh produce, dairy and meat to central Indiana pantries, thanks to a $50,000 grant from Kraft Foods.
Getting 8,500 volunteers to where they're supposed to be along Interstate 70 relies on a system of color-coded passes. By 6 p.m. Thursday, they'll have planted 1,600 trees and 72,000 shrubs and perennials (with photo gallery).
Indianapolis-based Christel House is brokering sales of in-room coffee to resorts around the country, taking a 10-percent
royalty to do so. The coffee is roasted by Indianapolis-based Copper Moon Coffee Co. and packaged in red and green bags decorated
with drawings by students at Christel House’s schools.
Brightpoint employees fanned out across Marion and Hendricks counties the week of April 17, donating more than 400 hours to
seven organizations. Comcast was expecting 1,000 volunteers to help organizations across the state on April 24.
Marsh Supermarkets and its customers have contributed $100,000 to the American Red Cross Haiti Relief Fund. The Kroger Co.’s
Central Division and students from Indianapolis Public School 46 raised more than $106,000, mostly from Kroger customers and
The Central Indiana Community Foundation has stopped payment on a $3 million grant to Junior Achievement because of accounting
Corporate contributions, volunteerism help shore up struggling city department after recession-driven cuts reduce budget by
Last November, Katz Sapper and Miller went back to schooll—Broad Ripple High School.
A movement is afoot to professionalize the grant-writing trade.
People who raise money for a living are more optimistic about their prospects now than they were six months ago, reports
the Center on Philanthropy at IUPUI.
Over the past four years, Carrier has donated $71,000 for the purchase of equipment and software that will
allow mechanical engineering students at IUPUI to do more advanced work.
Entrepreneur earmarks 10 percent of profits for charity, honors well-run not-for-profits.