The funds will allow Family Promise of Greater Indianapolis to expand its apartment shelter program and support The Learning Tree’s tenant advocacy program.
Animal group helps human clients heal one stride at a time
Agape Therapeutic Riding Resources serves children and adults with disabilities and offers therapeutic riding, equine-assisted learning and a mobile miniature horse program for seniors.Read More
A Rev spotlight for chefs who fed those in need through pandemic
The executive chefs at Second Helpings and Wheeler Mission Ministries will receive star treatment at Indianapolis Motor Speedway event.Read More
Indy competes for $75M to remake brownfields for food processing, manufacturing
A coalition of city-county government and local community groups this week completed a final round of applications for a federal grant of up to $75 million, that could total $90 million with a required local match.Read More
IBJ Podcast: Group recruits IU athletes to help not-for-profits via NIL deals
Host Mason King talks with Cook Group President Pete Yonkman, an organizer of Hoosiers for Good, and the new group’s executive director, Tyler Harris, about how they plan to use name, image, likeness rules to pay athletes to endorse causes.Read More
The animal welfare not-for-profit expects Donna Casamento to start work in August, several months after its former leader exited without explanation.
Fred Glass, who worked as IU’s athletic director from 2009 to 2020 after a long career in law and politics, will become chief executive of Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana on Sept. 30.
Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott has given $122.6 million to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, which includes $2.9 million for the local arm of the youth mentoring organization.
Hirschman is returning to her roots as a classically trained pianist as the development leader at the American Pianists Association.
The Indianapolis facility is expected to provide housing and support for up to 11 women who will live with their children.
The Indianapolis-based Indiana Sports Corp., Purdue University’s Purdue for Life Foundation and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology are among the organizations that have already accepted their first crypto donations—and some community foundations around the state are also eyeing the opportunities they see in cryptocurrency.
This is a particularly challenging time for the statewide not-for-profit, which helps place children with foster-care families and provides a wide gamut of services to help support vulnerable parents and children, facilitate adoptions and prevent child abuse.
Domestic violence in central Indiana grew more prevalent and severe in the first year of the pandemic, according to the 2020 State of Domestic Violence Service Report released Tuesday.
Not-for-profits of all kinds are getting hurt by inflation, experts say. Price and wage increases are stressing them in multiple ways, making it harder to keep up with their own basic operational expenses while also forcing them to curtail the services they provide.
A name, image and likeness collective focused on connecting Indiana University athletes with local charities plans to spend $470,000 on its inaugural group of student ambassadors.
Emily Koschnick previously served as deputy communications director for the city of Indianapolis and more than eight years as an executive producer for WXIN-TV Channel 59 in Indianapolis.
Hoosiers For Good Inc. plans to partner with dozens of organizations across the state and help them connect with “community-minded athletes” at Indiana University to amplify fundraising, awareness and volunteerism efforts.
Murtlow said the she changes she instituted at United Way have been hard. “We realized that we could not be everything to everyone, and so we really focused on helping the population in our seven-county area that is living in poverty or is one step away from poverty.”
When Rick Alvis took the top job in 1990, the not-for-profit had 17 employees and a budget of $700,000. Today, Wheeler has approximately 175 employees and an annual budget of nearly $16 million.
Damien Center plans to use the building as a second satellite location, while SPJ headquarters employees will now work mostly on a remote basis.
Moira Carlstedt, president and CEO of the Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership for nearly a quarter-century, plans to leave her position later this year, the organization announced Tuesday.
Indianapolis has put more than $30 million into about 600 grants since 2009, when it launched what’s now called the Violent Crime Prevention Grants Program.
City officials say they’re focused on a “test case” nuisance lawsuit and funding a range of programs to tackle persistent challenges with habitability, affordability and legal aid for tenants.