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.
IBJ Podcast: How an Indy group will use $11.6 million to help black students achieve
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.Read More
Only quarter of Indy not-for-profits have female leaders
And that’s despite the fact that 73% of all not-for-profit employees are female, according to Philadelphia software developer DonorPerfect.Read More
Lilly Endowment’s millions giving groups long-term footing
The Lilly Endowment awarded millions of dollars over the last three years to help several central Indiana human service agencies start endowments of their own.Read More
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.”
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.
Joy’s House is trying to raise $559,000 by Nov. 1 after receiving far less than expected in corporate, foundation and individual donations this year.
An email from CEO David Horth to staff and volunteers said employees with decades of combined experience had been terminated, including the chief operating officer and director of animal behavior for the not-for-profit.
Catherine O’Connor, CEO of the Julian Center since March 2014, plans to retire at the end of the year, the domestic-violence shelter and services provider announced Thursday.
The wealthy in the Indianapolis area arenâ??t carrying their weight in supporting United Way of Central Indiana,
according to an analysis by the not-for-profitÂ Â Â comparing places including Cincinnati, Milwaukee and Columbus,
The Indianapolis chapter has 22 â??principalâ?? donors, defined as…
Thereâ??s nothing like a little time away from a job to refine oneâ??s perspective. Which makes John Myrlandâ??s
distance from the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce all the more interesting.
Myrland, 58,Â resigned as president of the chamber at the end of 2005…
Churches, which tend to ride out recessions better than many other institutions, are struggling to finish
building projects, reporter Kathleen McLaughlin writes in this weekendâ??s IBJ.
The recession and stock market downturn have forced parishioners to scale back commitments,…
As the economy slows and money gets scarce, banks arenâ??t the only organizations that should consider merging.
Thatâ??s how United Way of Central Indiana CEO Ellen Annala sees the landscape.
The Indianapolis area has a whopping 16,000 not-for-profits, she says, one for…