The Indianapolis Office of Public Health and Safety on Monday announced five new recipients of violence-reduction grants as part of a city program that began in 2018.
Lilly Endowment awards more than $93M in grants to address poverty in Indianapolis
The grants, which range from $180,000 to more than $8 million each, will be awarded to 28 Indianapolis-based organizations to fund new programs aimed at financial security or expand existing programs that address poverty-related challenges.Read More
Indiana museums to receive $8 million from Lilly Endowment
The Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded more than $43 million to 18 museums and cultural organizations across the country, including four in Indiana.Read More
Manufacturing Readiness Grants launched last year as a pilot to stimulate private-sector investments in modernizing Indiana’s manufacturing sector.
The grants will help fund wellness projects supporting communities that were disproportionately impacted by the pandemic
Bilingual volunteers will staff the nine-language hotline starting Saturday, as health disparities by race and ethnicity linger in local case counts and inoculation rates.
The federal grant program, part of a larger pandemic relief effort, officially launched April 8, but its application portal crashed within hours because of technical problems. The portal is set to reopen Saturday.
The local community development not-for-profit also plans to tap into the national group’s technical and training resources.
Businesses are looking for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program, which had its launch derailed last week because of technical problems with the application portal, to reopen soon.
A Downtown Indy Inc. program to train and employ at-risk veterans plans to triple its internship opportunities after receiving more than $1.8 million in grant funding from Lilly Endowment.
The grants for aiding work by 16 schools—including $10 million each to Butler University and Purdue University—will help address long-term priorities.
Recipients of the federal grants including Beech Grove, Lapel, Thorntown and Edinburgh in the Indianapolis metropolitan area.
The area will receive about $3.5 million in funding over the next three years from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Home Investment Partnership Program and the Community Development Block Grant program.
Qingyou Han, 62, and his wife, Lu Shao, 54, were ordered to pay a combined $1.6 million in restitution after pleading guilty to using more that $1 million in federal research funds for their own personal expenses.
The grant will help fund an ongoing study to evaluate long-term health outcomes for cancer patients who receive life-saving chemotherapy treatments that often have difficult side effects.
The grants to 17 Indianapolis businesses are to be used for overhead costs, which could include monthly rent or mortgage payments and utility bills.
The program’s aim is to provide funding to not-for-profit organizations with new or existing programs that show a potential to reduce crime or provide resources to reduce crime in Marion County.
The Indy Arts & Culture Restart & Resilience Fund, underwritten by Lilly Endowment Inc., will provide eligible entities with one-time grants ranging from $5,000 to $500,000.
IndyGo is among transit operators nationwide that will share $25 billion in federal aid as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.
Within a week of Indiana’s first confirmed case of COVID-19, the Indianapolis-based endowment granted $15 million to underwrite a new community fund dedicated to helping social service agencies respond to the pandemic.
The grants from Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. range from $1 million to $7.5 million. They’re intended to help establish endowments, strengthen staffing and recruit volunteers and donors.
The Indianapolis-based Center for Leadership Development, which promotes personal development and educational attainment for minority youth, said the grant announced Tuesday morning is expected to be “transformational.”