A surging stock market and huge gifts from billionaires fueled a big increase in giving in 2017, according to the annual Giving USA report by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at IUPUI.
DePauw University has received a $20 million donation from 1968 graduates Steve and Karen Sanger to create a leadership program, the school announced Thursday.
The effects of Habitat home ownership include increased higher education attainment, better financial security and reduced stress.
Super Service Challenge, a national not-for-profit aimed at helping charities raise money and in-kind contributions, is launching a new e-platform designed by Indianapolis-based Sells Group meant to connect companies, volunteers and not-for-profits in a whole new way.
Carmel philanthropists and sisters Deborah Simon and Cindy Simon Skjodt have become big-time campaign donors this election cycle.
The Indianapolis not-for-profit helps prepare African-American youth in the fourth grade and higher for academic and career success.
The initiative will provide grants to public and private K-12 schools in Marion County to support substance-abuse programs.
The university’s $205 million in big gifts was about two-thirds of the $302.9 million in gifts of $1 million or more given by individuals to Indiana not-for-profits in 2017.
The largest individual gift in the theater’s history will be used to create the James Still Playwright-in-Residence Fund.
TechPoint, a not-for-profit advocacy group, plans to use the money on two programs to nurture young tech talent.
Companies across central Indiana are banding together to publicize a drive for food, beverages and other essential items needed by those displaced by the hurricane and tropical storm.
The community college will use the six-acre site on the city’s northwest side to build a new automotive technology center to help fill demand for auto technicians.
Several local not-for-profit and community groups are caught in a family dispute over the $31 million estate of Stephen Russell, the Celadon Group Inc. co-founder who died last year at age 76.
Butler University said the donation from the estate of Winstan “Bud” Sellick and his wife, Jacqueline, will be shared among athletics, the Lacy School of Business and general university support.
The reputation the education reform group has engendered with its work in the city has spread—and therefore so has its donor base.