The donation, from the Eli Lilly and Co. Foundation, brings the project’s fundraising total to $27 million. The total project cost is estimated at $30 million.
Orchard School nears end of $11M capital campaign thanks to anonymous gift
The 99-year-old private primary school at 615 W. 64th St. said the $2 million gift brings the campaign within $50,000 of completion.Read More
St. Elmo plans fundraiser honoring employee who died after COVID diagnosis
Craig Huse of Huse Culinary, which operates St. Elmo, issued a statement on social media Wednesday night in which he said the restaurant was “mourning the loss of a longtime, valued employee and genuinely great person, who had a huge heart and a glowing smile.”Read More
Roiled by pandemic, not-for-profits cut back, shift missions
Seventy percent of not-for-profits in Indiana have reduced programs or limited capacity since the coronavirus pandemic hit the state, according to a recent report.Read More
The amount of capital raised by state technology firms in 2020 was way down from the previous year, but local industry leaders say that shouldn’t be taken as bad news.
Under state law, the Indianapolis Public Transportation Foundation is supposed to raise about $6 million per year to supplement revenue generated by a Marion County transit tax. So far, it’s well behind the goal.
Bloomerang officials say the acquisition of Tennessee-based Kindful combines the two largest companies in the donor management software space.
Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb nearly quadrupled his Democratic opponent in fundraising during the third quarter, according to campaign finance figures released Thursday afternoon.
The zoo told volunteers on Tuesday that the decision was made to “support the health and safety of our community.”
The Indianapolis-based hunger relief organization has seen demand for its services soar because of the coronavirus pandemic. The health crisis has forced the group to convert its biggest annual fundraiser into an online event.
The Indianapolis restaurateur, who owns the Stacked Pickle chain, has been working since 2017 to bring his story to the big screen; this month, he launched a crowdfunding campaign to help raise part of the cost.
Sports executive Allison Melangton had never led a capital campaign before Wheeler Mission asked her to chair its $12 million fundraising effort.
In earlier rounds, mixed-gender teams do just as well as those without women, but the advantage grows in the later stages of fundraising, the study found.
The fundraising effort, named “Butler Beyond: The Campaign for Butler University,” hopes to raise at least $250 million overall by May 2022.
Joy’s House is trying to raise $559,000 by Nov. 1 after receiving far less than expected in corporate, foundation and individual donations this year.
An Indianapolis private school is well on its way to reaching a $7 million fundraising goal that will help it unify its campus, thanks to a $1.5 million lead donation from Telamon Corp. CEO Stanley Chen and his wife, Allison.
The Carmel philanthropist says it starts by activating young voters, which is why she recently gave a significant donation to Indiana Young Democrats to help the group bring the Young Democrats of America National Convention to Indianapolis.
Indianapolis Cultural Trail Inc. officials announced Wednesday that they’ve raised enough money to keep a popular electronic piece of public art in operation for years to come.
Growth in charitable giving in the United States slowed in 2018, possibly as a result of the 2017 tax reform bill, according to an annual report that tracks American giving patterns. But the decline wasn’t as big as many predicted.
Forrest and Charlotte Lucas have continued to host not-for-profit events and what they say are private weddings at their West 116th Street property, despite being turned down for a zoning variance by the Carmel Board of Zoning Appeals in 2017.
The museum, which is currently homeless, signed a purchase agreement in February for a building at 543 Indiana Ave. It needed to raise $1.5 million to buy and rehab the building, and it passed that goal with hours to spare Wednesday.
The Indianapolis-based broadband provider raised the funds from some of its member-owners and a new owner: Wabash Valley Power.