Steven Stolen, who has built a lengthy resume in arts, education and not-for-profit fundraising in Indianapolis, has been named director of external relations for Child Advocates, the not-for-profit announced Monday.
Carmel Community Players launching fundraiser for new theater
Carmel Community Players plans to launch a fundraising campaign next month with the goal of securing $250,000 for the buildout of a planned new community theater on North Meridian Street.Read More
Youth-focused minority leadership group launches $33M campaign
The Center for Leadership Development’s campaign aims to raise funding for a series of new satellite locations and a 20,000-square-foot building expansion to support a planned 63% increase in program capacity.Read More
Woodson, Fife part of strategy to connect to disenfranchised IU alumni
While the new coach has less college experience and is a bit older than some might like, he connects to the school’s donor base and appears to be part of a bigger unifying and rebranding plan.Read More
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
As the pandemic wore into the spring selling season, many troops nixed their traditional cookie booths for safety reasons.
“The Committee to Elect Holli Sullivan has determined that it made an improper solicitation of campaign funds,” Sullivan’s campaign said in a written statement. “These public solicitations have been removed and all contributions have been returned.”
FedEx said it plans to gradually ramp up operations. Employees were given the choice whether to return to work on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the company said it has donated $1 million to a survivor’s fund.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.