During the past 20 years, Riley Children’s Foundation has raised $500 million, the majority of which has been spent for pediatric research and patient programs at Riley Hospital.
Host Mason King talks with Athenaeum Foundation President Cassie Stockamp about why she’s choosing to leave the group she has led through a reinvigoration—and why she’s doing it now.
The Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation announced Tuesday that it would give $7.5 million in grants to 24 Marion County schools and districts to help fund substance-use prevention.
The Lilly Endowment approved 1,062 grants in 2017 for a total of $537.8 million to 788 grantees.
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.
After 11 years in charge of preserving and reinvigorating the landmark of local German culture, Cassie Stockcamp plans to decamp for Africa, South America and Southeast Asia.
The Indianapolis-based private foundation announced Wednesday that Robert L. Smith will succeed Wallace “Ace” Yakey Jr., who is retiring June 30 after serving in the position since 2012.
The initiative will provide grants to public and private K-12 schools in Marion County to support substance-abuse programs.
The grants will help seminaries, universities and other organizations create or strengthen programs that help pastors build relationships with experienced clergy.
For Indianapolis to thrive, its businesses need to share their resources for civic-minded efforts, N. Clay Robbins told attendees Friday at the Engage Indiana event for corporate philanthropy.
Ken Giffin, a veteran of local politics and the business community, is pounding the pavement to raise more money to support Indiana’s trail systems.
The local philanthropic foundation announced Wednesday that the funds would support the American Red Cross, Salvation Army, United Way Worldwide and United Way of Greater Houston.
TechPoint, a not-for-profit advocacy group, plans to use the money on two programs to nurture young tech talent.
The Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust awarded the funds to nine organizations involved in a multi-year initiative to protect, restore and better use the White River.
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.
After several years in which the value of its assets swelled, philanthropic giant Lilly Endowment Inc. watched its coffers shrink 12.7 percent in 2016 from about $11.8 billion to $10.3 billion.
The reputation the education reform group has engendered with its work in the city has spread—and therefore so has its donor base.
Which local philanthropists made major donations in 2016 and where the money went