Lutheran Child and Family Services spearheaded the project, which is part of a “housing first” approach that prioritizes a place to live as the first step to stability.
The far-west-side club will also receive new basketballs and backpacks full of school supplies and Degree deodorant and antiperspirant products.
The grants cover groups in 57 counties, with more than a third of the 297 organizations based in Indianapolis.
The Indianapolis-based Center for Leadership Development, which promotes personal development and educational attainment for minority youth, said the grant announced Tuesday morning is expected to be “transformational.”
The not-for-profit, which matches at-risk children with adult mentors, expects to begin renovations on the 20,000-square-foot building by mid-October, with completion scheduled for April.
Most people are aware of the Kiwanis Club. Sort of. Precious few know what the 102-year-old organization actually does.
Indianapolis businesswoman and philanthropist Christel DeHaan is nearly 75 years old and she knows that someday she’ll have to slow down. Someday. Not now.
The not-for-profit Outreach Inc. has started construction on the $3.3 million facility on the near-east side and hopes donors can come through with the final $300,000.
AYS Inc. has chosen the second CEO in the not-for-profit’s 34-year history, the youth-services organization announced Tuesday.
Children’s Bureau Inc. is taking over operations of a Noblesville not-for-profit in “fiscal distress” after the smaller agency lost a key federal grant.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better.
Steve Downing is now on the board of Christamore House, where he and others once honed their hoops skills.
Taco Bell owner Charlie Brown is topping off his longtime support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana with a $1 million gift. The gift is the largest by an individual in the not-for-profit’s history.
The Care for Kids Foundation, which has its roots in raising money for the former Children’s Guardian Home, will recruit its first class of 14-year-olds this summer for a four-year program called Opportunity Rox.