Most of the biggest gifts of 2019 went to higher education institutions outside the Circle City, but not-for-profits in the Indianapolis area did snag a few seven-figure donations. Here are the top four local gifts. $5 million Recipient: Butler University Donors: Craig Fenneman and Mary Stover-Fenneman For: Several projects, including the upcoming expansion and renovation […]
Last year, 44 donors gave big gifts worth nearly $406.6 million
Indiana University last year received some of its largest donations ever as it began to wind down its eight-year, $3 billion capital campaign.Read More
Gleaners hits huge milestone while distributing record amount of food
Launched in 1980, the food bank crossed the threshold this year of delivering more than half a billion pounds of goods over the life of the organization. And it’s ramping up aggressive plans to more than double its annual distribution total.Read More
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
A not-for-profit that encourages companies to expand their value systems beyond profits has opened a chapter in Indianapolis.
The grants from Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. range from $1 million to $7.5 million. They’re intended to help establish endowments, strengthen staffing and recruit volunteers and donors.
For the Lilly Endowment, a good year means it’s time to cash in.
The endowment’s assets reached $15.1 billion at the end of 2018, pushing it ahead of the Ford Foundation and the J. Paul Getty Trust, which had assets of $13.1 billion and $13.2 billion, respectively.
Renew Indianapolis will merge with the King Park Development Corp. on Jan. 1.
Selfless.ly Inc. announced plans Thursday to grow operations significantly over the next four years as it expands operations in downtown Indianapolis.
On Friday morning at Engage Indiana 2019, Tom Linebarger evangelized for a model of doing business that emphasizes maintaining strong relationships with all stakeholders—employees, community leaders, corporate partners, government officials and shareholders—rather than only focusing on self-serving interests.
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.
The Indianapolis-based health system said it has chosen four programs for the first round of grants after reviewing 47 proposals over a wide spectrum of needs.
Sports executive Allison Melangton had never led a capital campaign before Wheeler Mission asked her to chair its $12 million fundraising effort.
Marian University will rename one of its buildings after receiving a donation of more than $1 million from the family that owns Indianapolis-based AAA Roofing Co. Inc., the school announced Friday.
Ask Miles about his wide-ranging resume, and he compares it to Forrest Gump’s.
The Bruce and Beth White Family Foundation’s gift is expected to bring operational and academic support directly to 10 elementary and high schools in the Diocese of Gary, benefiting about 3,300 students.
The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching announced Tuesday that it will use the funds to help the Teacher Advancement Program in Perry Township, Goshen Community Schools and Brown County Schools.
Officials said the initiative will provide grants of up to $50,000 for 21 brick-and-mortar capital improvement projects that focus on health and wellness or education.
The fundraising effort, named “Butler Beyond: The Campaign for Butler University,” hopes to raise at least $250 million overall by May 2022.
Through a Butler University program dubbed Bulldogs into The Streets—or BITS—more than 1,250 volunteers who contribute 3,750 hours worth nearly $100,000 descend on the school’s neighborhood for projects.