David DeRam has used his Progeny Foundation and contributions from clients and partners to invest $10 million in a private, world-class training arena for youth basketball in Indianapolis that opened last year.
NXG Youth Motorsports planning to buy site at Central State for new headquarters
A local motorsports not-for-profit plans to acquire more than two acres at the former Central State Hospital campus on the west side of Indianapolis with a goal of converting the property into a new multi-building headquarters.Read More
Spinal cord research group moving HQ to former Five Seasons club in Carmel
A Las Vegas-based not-for-profit founded by former IndyCar driver Sam Schmidt announced Tuesday that it will spend $21.4 million to purchase, renovate and equip the former Five Seasons Family Sports Club facility, which closed in 2017.Read More
Apartments, dance group headquarters planned for 42nd and College
In cooperation with city development officials, Midtown Indianapolis Inc. is making headway on a project to create low-cost apartments on both sides of 42nd Street, as well as retail space and a new home for Kids Dance Outreach.Read More
IBJ Podcast: Inside the $89M plan to turbocharge Motor Speedway’s museum
The executive director of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum explains how the planned renovation will be much more than a tuneup—more like a rebuild, with a sleeker design and all the latest technology to give visitors a greater sense of being in the driver’s seat.Read More
NXG Youth Motorsports has signed an option to purchase a 2.2-acre, city-owned plot just west of the former Central State Hospital site on the west side of Indianapolis.
Cindy Booth joined Child Advocates as its first full-time staff attorney in 1994. She was named CEO of the not-for-profit in 1996 and has held that position ever since.
Although images of suffering—aka “sadvertising”—motivate some people to give to not-for-profits, organizations also can benefit from a feel-good approach, the study says.
Legislators in 2021 decided to allocate $250,000 each budget year to All Pro Dad. The General Assembly upped the amount to $350,000 earlier this year.
By 2024, Goodwill aims to establish three stores in Puerto Rico and have 40 to 80 employees working on the Caribbean island.
The rapidly expanding landscape of not-for-profit, donor-backed collectives paying college athletes to promote charities has been hit with a potentially seismic disruption.
Indiana Black Expo is known for its Summer Celebration and fall Circle City Classic events. But Alice Watson says the not-for-profit promotes social and economic advancement of Black residents throughout the state 12 months a year.
The decline comes at a time when many not-for-profits, especially ones providing services to those in need, report an increase in requests for help.
The building at 1446 E. Washington St. was previously home to LGBTQ+ nightclub Zonie’s Closet and drag and karaoke nightclub Illusions.
Stan Soderstrom, executive director of Indianapolis-based service organization Kiwanis International and the Kiwanis Children’s Fund, plans to retire early next year after 14 years at the helm.
Mandy Pietrykowski succeeds Fred Duncan, who retired this week after leading the Indianapolis-based agency since 2009.
Inclusion is a primary goal for Indy Chess, which is working to endear the game to girls and multiple racial groups.
In her role as community journalism director, Ariana Beedie plans to launch a local affiliate of the Documenters Network, which trains and pays residents to attend public meetings and publish the results.
Indiana’s state and local governments wouldn’t be able to require the public disclosure of not-for-profit donor data in many cases under a proposal that is nearing law.
In this week’s episode, Bosma Enterprises’s Lise Pace tells the story of how her son inspired her to break out of a years-long funk and start volunteering after she lost her sight, which led to a full-time job at Bosma and then an executive position.
The near-east side coffee shop will be operated by youth from 91 Place, a not-for-profit that provides transitional housing, workforce training and support services.
The plan would let the organization keep operating while it compensates tens of thousands of men who say they were sexually abused as children while involved in Scouting.
After months of conducting listening sessions and surveying people in both camps, the national organization’s board of directors decided the moniker is now nearly synonymous with the avian conservation movement—and shouldn’t be abandoned.