The not-for-profit and its health research are a testament to the idea that all innovation is related—even when the connection appears tenuous at first glance.
2020 Innovation Issue: Catalyst firm breaks ground with transportation-technology projects
Most people have never heard of Energy Systems Network. But they probably either know of or have been affected by one or more of the not-for-profit’s forward-thinking projects.Read More
Donor organization to recover transplant organs at its own facility
The Indiana Donor Network Organ and Tissue Recovery Center has re-tasked two operating rooms and an intensive care unit to recover major organs, such as the kidneys, heart and lungs.Read More
Endowment’s largesse targets not-for-profit safety net
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.Read More
Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana, which has begun reopening many of its 76 retail locations where possible, is cutting costs by eliminating its three Vintage Vogue stores.
Jeff Brown took the interim role in December after the retirement of Catherine O’Connor, who had led the domestic-violence shelter and services provider since 2014.
Passageways announced it would make its employee and board collaboration software free to aid not-for-profit organizations and government agencies challenged by the coronavirus pandemic. This week, Passageways expanded the offer to Indiana Chamber of Commerce members.
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.
A big challenge has been that some fundamental assistance—like providing food to low-income or aging individuals and families—doesn’t easily transition to a work-from-home model.
This week, Indianapolis tech firm Selfless.ly partnered with Serve Indiana—the state commission on volunteerism and service—to launch an initiative to identify a cadre of ready volunteers and match them with volunteer opportunities that can be accomplished while social distancing.
Fishers-based Sahm’s Restaurant Group has teamed up with OneAmerica Financial Partners Inc. and the not-for-profit food relief organization Second Helpings to launch a meal-preparation operation.
The not-for-profit, which has more than 4,000 employees, encouraged people to continue making drive-up donations at the stores during limited hours.
The Chapter 11 filing in federal bankruptcy court in Wilmington, Delaware, sets in motion what could be one of the biggest, most complex bankruptcies ever seen. Scores of lawyers are seeking settlements on behalf of several thousand men who say they were molested as scouts by scoutmasters or other leaders decades ago.
The Indianapolis Public Library has reached an agreement in principle to close its Fountain Square branch in May so the not-for-profit literacy organization can move its bookstore to the space this summer.
A not-for-profit that encourages companies to expand their value systems beyond profits has opened a chapter in Indianapolis.
Host Mason King talks with the Center for Leadership Development’s president, Dennis Bland, about how a Lilly Endowment grant will expand the group’s programs to help minority students achieve in school and in life.
The endowment is soliciting proposals from not-for-profit organizations—and is encouraging those groups to collaborate with each other or with companies and governmental agencies on their efforts.
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.”
And that’s despite the fact that 73% of all not-for-profit employees are female, according to Philadelphia software developer DonorPerfect.
Sports executive Allison Melangton had never led a capital campaign before Wheeler Mission asked her to chair its $12 million fundraising effort.
The former bank branch, which closed in late 2016, will reopen as a co-working space called Vault.
Severely wounded while serving in the Middle East, Jeff Mittman underwent dozens of surgeries and years of rehab while trying to figure out how he could again provide for his family.