Nike founder Phil Knight and his wife, Penny, made the second- and third-largest donations last year, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s annual list of top donations.
Indiana University ends Bicentennial Campaign with nearly $3.9 billion
In announcing the final totals for the campaign Thursday evening, the university said more than 320,000 alumni and other donors from all 50 states and more than 100 countries contributed to the effort.Read More
Marian University plans new engineering school with $24 million gift
The Indianapolis university said it was halfway to its $50 million fundraising goal for the school after a $24 million gift from the Witchger family and other donations.Read More
Donation of nickel mine could mean fortune for Purdue
Based on current numbers, Purdue’s stake could eventually top $100 million over the next three decades.Read More
Goodwill lands building donation for east-side Excel Center
Longtime commercial real estate executive Gene Zink has donated a 20,298-square-foot building at 3919 Meadows Drive to Goodwill. The Excel Center program has been leasing the 59-year-old former Bible college building near Rural and 38th streets since July 2011.Read More
Among the recipients are five organizations in Indiana, including two in Indianapolis.
Giving Tuesday was launched in 2012 as a way to get people to donate on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, when people are already opening their wallets for the kickoff of the holiday shopping season.
John Mutz made the donation to establish a newly endowed chair at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism that will study and support innovation in local news at the school.
Even as he’s worked to lead the state through the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Eric Holcomb has managed to raise millions of dollars for his reelection campaign.
Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb nearly quadrupled his Democratic opponent in fundraising during the third quarter, according to campaign finance figures released Thursday afternoon.
In honor of their contribution, the atrium in Lawrence W. Inlow Hall, the law school building, will be name the Steve Tuchman and Reed Bobrick Atrium.
Rose-Hulman, which offers the country’s top-rated undergraduate engineering program, said the gift was among the largest individual donations in institute history.
Jrue Holiday and his wife, Lauren, a former U.S. national team soccer player who was born and raised in Indianapolis, plan to donate about $5 million to social justice causes.
The fund, called the Central Indiana COVID-19 Community Economic Relief Fund, received a $15 million donation from Lilly Endowment Inc. and $500,000 contributions from three other organizations.
The $1 million initiative was announced in October as a legacy project tied to next year’s All-Star festivities, with each group receiving up to $50,000 in funding for youth-serving projects.
The donation came from the family foundation of Brian Jellison, an Indiana University native who went on to become one of the country’s highest-paid CEOs.
Indiana University last year received some of its largest donations ever as it began to wind down its eight-year, $3 billion capital campaign.
Most of the biggest gifts of 2019 went to higher education institutions outside the Circle City, but not-for-profits in the Indianapolis area did snag a few seven-figure donations. Here are the top four local gifts. $5 million Recipient: Butler University Donors: Craig Fenneman and Mary Stover-Fenneman For: Several projects, including the upcoming expansion and renovation […]
Marian University will rename one of its buildings after receiving a donation of more than $1 million from the family that owns Indianapolis-based AAA Roofing Co. Inc., the school announced Friday.
The Bruce and Beth White Family Foundation’s gift is expected to bring operational and academic support directly to 10 elementary and high schools in the Diocese of Gary, benefiting about 3,300 students.
The fundraising effort, named “Butler Beyond: The Campaign for Butler University,” hopes to raise at least $250 million overall by May 2022.
An Indianapolis private school is well on its way to reaching a $7 million fundraising goal that will help it unify its campus, thanks to a $1.5 million lead donation from Telamon Corp. CEO Stanley Chen and his wife, Allison.
The Walton Family Foundation was created by Walmart founder Sam Walton and his wife, Helen. The group awarded more than $595 million in education-related grants in 2018 alone.