Lilly Endowment has been a substantial Lilly stockholder for 73 years, so to focus on the past decade is a mistake.
Philanthropist Bill Cook will manage a $7 million restoration of the former Old Centrum building at
and Central Avenue in Indianapolis, and the newly renamed Indiana Landmarks will move its headquarters there.
Jukes raises money so Ugandan children can attend secondary school through his Jukes Foundation for Kids.
Former Junior Achievement CEO Jeff Miller says Mayor Greg Ballard was about to hire him as a senior policy adviser, but comments
by Central Indiana Community Foundation President Brian Payne and current CEO Jennifer Burk ruined the offer.
Once the nation’s wealthiest foundation, Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment now ranks ninth among its grant-making
peers. The endowment’s value fell 15 percent last year, to an estimated $4.8 billion.
The Central Indiana Community Foundation has stopped payment on a $3 million grant to Junior Achievement because of accounting
The cuts, both in Bloomington and Indianapolis, come as part of an effort to trim $2.4 million from the fund-raising group’s
$26 million operational budget.
Corporate contributions, volunteerism help shore up struggling city department after recession-driven cuts reduce budget by
Matthew Morris will oversee fund raising for the world service project that Indianapolis-based Kiwanis will announce
Philanthropic giant has gifted $29 million since 2003 to fund research and education in financial services.
Lilly’s death on Dec. 30 at age 94 will trigger the release of hundreds of millions of dollars from her
estate, with perhaps as much as $200 million flowing to the fledgling Ruth Lilly Charitable Foundation.
Dubbed the “Indiana Experience,” the exhibits represent the first ticketed tourist attraction at the society’s headquarters building.
Entrepreneur earmarks 10 percent of profits for charity, honors well-run not-for-profits.
The not-for-profit will use the money to fund existing programs, such as the U.S. State Department’s International Visitor
Leadership Program, and begin new ones.