Of the top five contributions from Indianapolis-area donors, four set records as the largest the organization had ever received from an individual.
Which local philanthropists made major donations in 2016 and where the money went
The company, which has 8,000 U.S. clients and boasts having the world’s most-downloaded mobile-giving app, plans to triple its space in The Majestic Building to 3,000 square feet.
Immigration groups, Planned Parenthood, the American Civil Liberties Union and other groups say contributions are up—and so are people who want to donate their time.
Purdue University is renaming its School of Chemical Engineering after an alumnus and his wife who donated $20 million to the school.
The gift from the Allen Whitehill Clowes Charitable Foundation gets the theater closer to its $8.5 million goal for funding construction of a new home on North Illinois Street.
The not-for-profit Outreach Inc. has started construction on the $3.3 million facility on the near-east side and hopes donors can come through with the final $300,000.
The endowment announced plans Friday to provide up to $30 million over the next five years to support counseling programs in public and charter schools in Indiana.
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.
Eli Lilly and Co. CEO John Lechleiter and his wife, Sarah, have pledged $5 million to the United Way, an amount matched by the Eli Lilly and Co. Foundation.
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.
The school will now be called Andre B. Lacy School of Business, in recognition of the largest donation Butler has ever received from an individual or family.
Longtime Steak n Shake and Biglari Holdings board member Ruth Janssen Person has donated $3.5 million to Indiana University Kokomo, where she served as chancellor from 1999 to 2008.
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.
Marian University has raised $15 million through several donations that it will use as part of a $30 million plan to build new facilities on its Indianapolis campus, school officials announced Thursday.