The fund is designed to tackle “the significant lack of service provider capacity” that grew after Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett in 2017 launched an effort to provide 400 more housing units for the homeless.
The bill would allow for higher prize payouts and more not-for-profits to offer charity gaming.
Most of the gifts—20 of the 27—went to higher education institutions. Only five were from named Indianapolis philanthropists. Two were anonymous.
The worldwide online philanthropy movement, which falls on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving every year, generated more than $380 million in donations this year, which is more than double the $180 million raised just two years ago.
It’s the foundation’s first capital campaign since 2010, when it raised $200 million. The money will be used for pediatric research, patient care, maternity and newborn health, and family support programs.
The Athenaeum Foundation on Thursday said it has hired an Imax Theater executive to succeed Cassie Stockamp as president.
More than 100 colleges and high schools have participated in the dance marathon program since 1991, raising $50 million for Riley Hospital for Children.
Carmel officials say ongoing negotiations with Forrest Lucas regarding his Carmel estate have not been successful. Now, Carmel plans to enforce a zoning ruling that ultimately prohibited some special events.
Ball State University’s board of trustees voted Thursday to change the name of the John H. Schnatter Institute for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise, almost two weeks after announcing plans to keep the name.
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.
Ball State University does not plan to change the name of the John H. Schnatter Institute for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise. Purdue, however, is following the lead of several other colleges that have distanced themselves from the controversial Papa John’s Pizza chain founder.
Education reform group The Mind Trust announced Thursday that it has received $3.75 million in new donations from two donors who have been generous to the Indianapolis-based not-for-profit in the past.
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 effects of Habitat home ownership include increased higher education attainment, better financial security and reduced stress.
Super Service Challenge, a national not-for-profit aimed at helping charities raise money and in-kind contributions, is launching a new e-platform designed by Indianapolis-based Sells Group meant to connect companies, volunteers and not-for-profits in a whole new way.
Carmel philanthropists and sisters Deborah Simon and Cindy Simon Skjodt have become big-time campaign donors this election cycle.
The goal of the program is to provide care for a patient’s overall physical, mental and spiritual well-being, including pain management, at-home support, nutrition assistance and help with navigating financial issues.