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$778,000 awarded to Marion County non-profits

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By Mike Knight
Central Indiana Community Foundation
http://www.cicf.org/

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of the Central Indiana Community Foundation, recently awarded more than $778,000 in grants to not-for-profits serving Marion County, as part of its Community Fund and Library Fund grants programs.

The grants were awarded to 24 organizations (listed below) within the following categories: Arts & Culture, Education, Environment, Civic & Community Involvement, and Health & Human Services. Library Fund grants will be used to help students improve their digital literacy and capabilities in areas including creating presentations and producing websites and related media. The Indianapolis Foundation has granted more than $4.4 million in 2011; it has awarded more than $188 million since it began making Community Fund grants in 1924.

“These grants truly represent our mission as a community foundation,” said Alan Levin, board chair, The Indianapolis Foundation. “Communities are shared assets, and the distribution of these grants reflect our commitment to improving that asset for everyone.”

The grants may be used for operating or program-related expenses, and were awarded to the following organizations:

ORGANIZATION

GRANT AMOUNT

Arts Council of Indianapolis

$12,500

Englishton Park United Presbyterian Ministries

$5,000

Fathers and Families Resource/Research Center

$40,000

Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, Inc.

$50,000

HealthNet, Inc.

$45,000

Indianapolis Congregation Action Network

$30,000

Indy Reads

$30,000

Ivy Tech Community College

$40,000

Mapleton-Fall Creek Development Corporation

$30,000

New Light Christian Church

$15,000

Planned Parenthood of Indiana, Inc.

$50,000

Reach Out and Read Indiana

$40,000

Teachers’ Treasures

$25,000

Trusted Mentors

$30,000

Arts Education Cluster

 

Art With a Heart

$15,000

Asante Children’s Theatre

$15,000

Butler University Jordan College of Fine Arts

$15,000

Indiana Repertory Theatre, Inc.

$43,000

Indianapolis Art Center

$20,000

Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra

$4,000

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

$78,000

VSA Indiana, Inc.

$24,000

Young Audiences of Indiana, Inc.

$54,000

Total Arts Education:

$268,000

Grand Total:

$710,500

September Library Fund Recommendations
Arsenal Technical High School Library

$25,000

Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library Foundation, Inc.

$15,320

Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library Foundation, Inc.

$27,300

Total Library Fund:

$67,620