Sean Shelby will join Liberty Fund on Aug. 31, succeeding CEO and President Emilio Pacheco, who has led the organization since 2016.
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Anthem pledges $50M for racial injustice, health inequities programs
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Donor organization to recover transplant organs at its own facility
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The lab was announced several months ago as a project by the Indianapolis eLearning Fund, which was formed to support teachers in Indianapolis as they transitioned to eLearning. The fund contributed $1.6 million to developing the lab, which is now up and running.
Jrue Holiday and his wife, Lauren, a former U.S. national team soccer player who was born and raised in Indianapolis, plan to donate about $5 million to social justice causes.
The Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. on Tuesday announced plans to dedicate up to $20 million to organizations serving youth populations during the ongoing public health crisis.
The John M. Mutz Philanthropic Leadership Institute is designed to build the pipeline of diverse talent in philanthropy so the sector will have strong leaders for years to come.
The Indy Arts & Culture Restart & Resilience Fund, underwritten by Lilly Endowment Inc., will provide eligible entities with one-time grants ranging from $5,000 to $500,000.
Giving by businesses increased by 11.4% from 2018 to 2019, once adjusted for inflation. Giving by foundations reached a record high of $75.7 billion.
The Lilly Foundation’s financial commitment over five years is aimed at finding solutions to racial inequity and social injustice primarily in Indianapolis, its surrounding counties and nationally.
The NFL pledged Thursday to contribute the money over 10 years to programs that address racial injustice, bolstering the league’s social justice initiatives first established in cooperation with a group of players amid the national controversy in late 2017.
Indiana received more than $30 million in the latest round of federal funding, on top of $23.8 million it was allocated in January.
DeHaan used the fortune she made in business to establish not-for-profit Christel House International in 1998.
The not-for-profit and its health research are a testament to the idea that all innovation is related—even when the connection appears tenuous at first glance.
Christel House, which operates K-12 charter schools in high-poverty areas, did not provide a reason for Peterson’s departure. He took the job in October 2018, succeeding founder Christel DeHaan.
Since its launch earlier this year, the Central Indiana COVID-19 Community Economic Relief Fund has distributed more than $15.8 million to 100 organizations in central Indiana.
Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana, which has begun reopening many of its 76 retail locations where possible, is cutting costs by eliminating its three Vintage Vogue stores.
Within a week of Indiana’s first confirmed case of COVID-19, the Indianapolis-based endowment granted $15 million to underwrite a new community fund dedicated to helping social service agencies respond to the pandemic.
The Indianapolis-based hunger relief organization has seen demand for its services soar because of the coronavirus pandemic. The health crisis has forced the group to convert its biggest annual fundraiser into an online event.
Combined with a first round of grants made March 24, the Central Indiana COVID-19 Community Economic Relief Fund has distributed more than $11.8 million to 74 organizations in central Indiana to date.
The endowment announced Wednesday that it has awarded a $30 million grant to Indiana United Ways, which oversees the statewide network of United Ways, and a $3.5 million grant to the United Way of Central Indiana.