Previous gifts from the foundation to the cancer center have been used to hire 10 researchers working on breast cancer.
Former Emmis Communications Corp. employee Jon Quick is writing a tribute book to the late Tom Severino, vice president
and general manager of Emmis’ Indianapolis operations, who lost his battle with lung cancer earlier this year.
The new coffee shop named for Calvin Fletcher, one of the city’s first lawyers, will give money to groups such as Second Helpings.
The awards of $500 each total $62,500. “In lieu of doing a party, it was more
appropriate and more the corporate culture of Gregory & Appel to do something charitable,”
Vice President Steve Appel said.
Fund-raising consultant Achieve will provide a year of free coaching or consulting. Advertising and public
relations firm TrendyMinds is also accepting applications. The Achieve grant for coaching is valued at $2,000, while the grant
for consulting is worth as much as $12,000.
The Leon Jett Minority Family Admission Fund has raised money to allow admissions at the Eiteljorg Museum
of American Indians and Western Art for families enrolled in Hoosier Works or Hoosier Healthwise.
Marian University has received an anonymous $5 million gift to support student scholarships, the Indianapolis-based school
Purdue University says it will use a $10 million donation from a 1959 graduate to help build a new facility for its Department
of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences.
Employees at five different companies collectively lost 805 pounds over six weeks this summer. They also
raised $805 for Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Central Indiana.
The Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library Foundation today announced that it has received a $1 million gift from the Herbert
Simon Family Foundation to expand its early childhood literacy initiative.
Damar Services has closed its four-year, $6 million capital campaign, thanks to a donation of eight acres of land from
South Bend-based Holladay Properties.
Most of the companies that agreed to help underwrite the 2012 Super Bowl are standing by their commitments even as the recession
wreaks havoc on their businesses. Of $25 million pledged by more than 80 companies before last year’s bid process, only about
$1 million is at risk, said host committee head Mark Miles.
Combined forcesâ??the gifts of time, treasure and inspiration from the athlete in concert with the programming, dedication and outreach of community leadersâ??can change the direction of young lives.
Some of Indianapolis’ main entrances from Interstate 70 are in line for a $2 million makeover.