The gift is the largest ever received from a single foundation by Boys & Girls Clubs of America in its 160-year history, the group said.
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Thanks to a recent $5 million Lilly Endowment Inc. grant and other financial support, Indiana Landmarks is expanding its boundaries beyond just preserving buildings.
The state of Indiana and Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. on Thursday announced what they’re calling the largest financial investment in literacy in the state’s history.
The stock sale is a primary way for the endowment, one of the largest private philanthropic foundations in the United States, to raise cash to make grants to arts, education, religious and community development organizations.
Lilly Endowment said the grants, ranging from $1 million to $7.5 million, will help the organizations strengthen their long-term financial sustainability plans.
The Central Indiana Community Foundation on Tuesday announced the grant, which is meant to support the six-year-old Connected Communities Initiative collaboration with the city of Indianapolis.
Since early March, the Lilly Endowment has sold 1.3 million shares of Eli Lilly and Co. stock, raising $391 million, according to government filings.
The foundation said the funds will be used to support collaborative projects in Indiana’s agbiosciences, life sciences, advanced manufacturing and logistics and technology sectors.
Fueled with a $36 million Lilly Endowment Inc. grant, the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership has launched AnalytiXIN to promote innovations in data science throughout Indiana.
Hill, who joined the endowment’s board in 2015, is currently senior vice president and general counsel for Citizens Energy Group.
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.
The funds will be used for housing, food and child care assistance, among other needs determined by local communities.
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 Brookings Institution report, “Indiana GPS: Strategies for Resilience,” identifies job growth, wages and technology as areas for improvement in the state’s economy.
The Indiana Sports Corp. on Friday said it has received the grant to support ongoing beautification and programming efforts in downtown Indianapolis leading up to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament in March.
The biggest chunk—$10.5 million—has been dedicated to 15 community and multi-service centers that offer a range of services, such as health care, child care, counseling, job training and youth development, as well as programs for seniors.
Currently, there are 26 community learning site locations across the city with the capacity to serve more than 880 students. The $500,000 grant could help up to 400 more.
The grants cover groups in 57 counties, with more than a third of the 297 organizations based in Indianapolis.
The Indianapolis-based private foundation on Monday announced the gifts, which range from $1 million to $5 million and were made to 38 colleges and universities.