The Indianapolis Foundation is placing 10 individuals on 10 local not-for-profit boards—and giving them $10,000 a year to contribute to the organizations they're serving.
The United Way of Central Indiana is set to receive a $7 million federal grant that is expected to result in more than $20 million being invested to help unstable families in specific Indianapolis neighborhoods.
The Indiana University School of Medicine got the donation from the children of Indianapolis real estate developer Sidney Eskenazi. The endowed fund will be used to recruit a cancer researcher to Simon Cancer Center.
The clinic also announced a $3.6 million fundraising initiative to support the project, which should double its space for spay-and-neuter surgeries.
A technology exchange is trying to connect low-income individuals to computers and other gear needed to apply for jobs, take online courses and create resumes.
The Indiana University Art Museum in Bloomington has received a $15 million naming gift from Indianapolis-based philanthropists Sidney and Lois Eskenazi, in addition to an art collection of nearly 100 works.
Launching a $22 million fundraising campaign on Friday, Ivy Tech officials announced that more than two-thirds already had been pledged, including the largest gift in the system’s history.
Local philanthropists Frank and Katrina Basile have contributed $225,000 toward a fundraising campaign for renovating the theater, which will be renamed for the couple.
The “Hutt Fellowship” would be one of the first moves aimed at establishing an enduring legacy for the well-known entrepreneurism guru who died Saturday at 28.
The funds will go toward a three-year project at the Women’s Philanthropy Institute that will focus on the factors that influence men and women to make charitable donations.
Credit and debit cards are accepted nearly everywhere these days, but houses of worship are still trying to modernize the way donations are collected.
The gift from the Bud Adams estate includes significant paintings by noted artists including Frederic Remington, Charles Marion Russell, N. C. Wyeth and Thomas Moran.
The Mark Cuban Center for Sports Media and Technology will be built inside the renovated Assembly Hall, and will give the Hoosiers the distinction of being the first school in the country to use 3-D multi-camera technology and virtual reality.
The crowdfunding donation, which took place Thursday morning, completed funding for 152 open projects, helping more than 11,000 students in 150 classrooms at 30 schools.
Indiana University Maurer School of Law in Bloomington will use the estate gift to enhance facilities and the school’s long-term renovation and expansion.
The foundation created by Cynthia Simon Skjodt and Paul Skjodt has endowed an international center focused on averting genocide.