The group said Jonathan Weinzapfel would serve as interim president and chief executive officer through the end of 2021.
Expanded women’s shelter to offer more beds, more dignity
Wheeler Mission is set to open an expanded center for homeless women and children that will nearly double the space for services, add 160 short- and long-term beds, and enhance programming.Read More
Newfields’ new chair seeks to undo harm of race controversy
Darrianne Christian in May became the first Black woman to chair the Newfields board of trustees, just months after the art museum and gardens faced an uproar over its handling of race and inclusion issues.Read More
Robinson spent 3 decades on journey to children’s museum CEO
Jennifer Pace Robinson has worked her way up at The Children’s Museum over three decades, filling a variety of roles dealing directly with museum visitors and with the behind-the-scenes work that makes the museum tick.Read More
500 Festival remains in black despite cancellations
Like most everyone, the organization last year made budget cuts to cope with the pandemic. But its expenses also dropped dramatically because it canceled the 500 Festival Parade and shifted to a virtual platform for other events.Read More
The streaming service, called Hoodox, launched June 17. It’s run by an Indianapolis not-for-profit organization whose goal is to provide a platform for Indiana filmmakers to share their work.
Since IndyRent launched last July, it has provided $96.1 million in emergency rental assistance to help thousands of residents stay housed in the midst of the pandemic’s economic fallout.
Chris Handberg, executive director of Indy Pride Inc. for the past four years, cited “developments in his professional career” for the decision, Indy Pride said.
As the pandemic wore into the spring selling season, many troops nixed their traditional cookie booths for safety reasons.
Indianapolis-based OnBoard said it will expand its Indianapolis headquarters to accommodate staff growth as employees return to office-based work.
The local community development not-for-profit also plans to tap into the national group’s technical and training resources.
The two highest-paid executives departed the powerful education not-for-profit in recent months, an indication the Indianapolis-based organization is rethinking aspects of its strategy.
Cynthia Booth, CEO of Child Advocates, said she had no idea the city was looking to change providers in its court appointed special advocates program. She noted the switch was completed without a request for proposals or asking for public input.
The far-west-side club will also receive new basketballs and backpacks full of school supplies and Degree deodorant and antiperspirant products.
The pandemic changed just about every aspect of Lori Casson’s job as executive director of Dayspring Center.
J. Michael Durnil served as CEO of the Indianapolis-based Simon Youth Foundation from December 2010 until last month.
Chef Vlad Victor Bora classically trained in French cuisine, has cooked in corporate settings, on a cruise ship and in hotels. But Bora, who was born in Romania, says his newest gig as executive chef at the Ronald McDonald House in Indianapolis is more like Food Network’s “Chopped.”
Indianapolis-based Selfless.ly is using its software to pull together an army of volunteers to help keep COVID-19 vaccination sites humming at optimal speed.
A six-month public shuttle service will launch in Indianapolis in May and in Fishers in November. The project is backed by the Toyota Mobility Foundation and numerous other public and private partners.
The new partnership is designed to give Hoosiers that graduate from the two-year fellowship an opportunity to gain guidance and potentially access capital to propel their ideas into the commercial realm.
That finding, in a report from Johns Hopkins University, suggests that it could take nearly 18 months for not-for-profits to regain their pre-pandemic employment levels.