Currently, there are 26 community learning site locations across the city with the capacity to serve more than 880 students. The $500,000 grant could help up to 400 more.
City program Lift Indy will direct $4 million in investment throughout the neighborhood. Many of those projects are already underway or will be launched in 2021.
The Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention of Indianapolis has been chosen to receive a $1.25 million grant from a fund launched by Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos.
The Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded more than $43 million to 18 museums and cultural organizations across the country, including four in Indiana.
The list publicizes goods and services needed by not-for-profits in the Indianapolis area, in the hope that a business or individual donor will come forward.
How much of your take-home pay should you set aside for charity? Is there such thing as a gift that’s too small? How do you get the most bang for your buck?
Proposal 337 could move the needle forward on food insecurity and access problems by creating a structure that brings together and guides stakeholders already working on solutions.
Giving Tuesday was launched in 2012 as a way to get people to donate on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, when people are already opening their wallets for the kickoff of the holiday shopping season.
During IBJ’s Engage Indiana 2020 virtual event Thursday morning, Eli Lilly & Co. CEO Dave Ricks said he always believed enhancing diversity and inclusion was important, but this year showed him how serious a problem racial injustice is and fueled his motivation to do more to address it.
This year could be tougher than ever, as already-existing hurdles, such as a decrease in foot traffic and steady decline in how many people carry cash, are exacerbated by COVID-19.
Cook has partnered with Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana and several other community organizations to build the manufacturing facility, which is expected to employ 100 employees on the northeast side of Indianapolis.
John Mutz made the donation to establish a newly endowed chair at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism that will study and support innovation in local news at the school.
A group of prominent corporate, not-for-profit and government organizations is launching perhaps the most ambitious food-relief and sustainability program here in years.
The grants cover groups in 57 counties, with more than a third of the 297 organizations based in Indianapolis.
The state’s largest hunger-relief organization has in recent years dramatically increased the amount of produce, dairy products, lean meats and other perishables it provides.
The Central Indiana Community Foundation, which controls more than $800 million in charitable assets and helps direct the gifts from wealthy donors, laid out plans Wednesday for helping make the Indianapolis and Hamilton County more equitable for all residents.
The 30-unit apartment project is aimed at individuals aged 18 to 24 who were previously in the state’s child welfare and fostering system.
Since its 2001 founding, the program that connects high-caliber college graduates with high-growth companies has had an immense impact on central Indiana, particularly the tech industry.
The complexity of addressing food insecurity in central Indiana has grown since March, according to experts at IBJ’s “Hunger & Health” event on Friday.