Communities in Schools of Indiana has received the largest gift in its history as part of a mega-donation from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott.
Greenfield city officials argue that a local not-for-profit group can’t provide proof of ownership for much of the collection of writings, furniture, paintings and other items stored at the James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum.
Tremain has been president of the Indiana Donor Network since 2012, and coaxes people at every opportunity to consider donating their organs after they die to others who need a kidney, liver, heart or other organ.
A wide range of neighborhood organizations and residents think they’ve found an approach that could keep property affordable indefinitely.
The program is designed to help those living through domestic violence recognize the abuse, escape it and then recover and rebuild, while also helping current service providers coordinate their efforts.
Based on the early interest in the property, the estate might end up selling above $14 million list price, the listing agent said. Proceeds from the sale will allow the not-for-profit Christel House International to expand its outreach to students in high-poverty areas around the world.
The Indiana Forest Alliance was scheduled to release Dec. 3 a report that maps all 4,237 private forests in Indianapolis that are larger than one acre—and evaluates them for environmental, ecological and social benefits.
Generating electricity using gigantic wind turbines is a massive win for green energy. But the huge blades are deadly for migrating Indiana bats and northern long-eared bats.
Axis Leadership is an eight-month program to help train and mentor Latino professionals from 21 to 28 years old. The group just announced its fourth cohort, a class of 25 that includes participants from, among other places, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua.
The groups plan to make a big push on volunteer recruitment. The Big Brothers Big Sisters chapter says more than 1,000 boys and girls ages 8-14 are waiting to get matched with mentors.
Roughly $1 out of every $11 donated in 2020 went to the 100 largest not-for-profits, a sign of the gigantic percentage big not-for-profits get compared to the more than 1 million other charitable organizations in the United States.
RecycleForce says the 102,500-square-foot facility will allow it to recycle 12 million pounds of electronic waste and employ 600 people annually, doubling its capacity.
At least 490 Afghan refugees are expected to permanently resettle in Indiana in the coming weeks or months, and not-for-profit resettlement agencies are preparing to assist them.
About 50 students will learn foundational problem-solving skills and hands-on manufacturing techniques during the 160-hour Catapult program, which could act as a feeder for the upcoming Cook Medical manufacturing facility in the Arlington Woods neighborhood.
If Allies Collective chooses Zionsville, and the commission enters into a project agreement, the headquarters could create as many as 150 jobs paying an average of $41 per hour over the next six years.