• A: Protecting Animals
  • N: Protecting Nature
  • P: Helping People in Need
  • C: Enriching Community Life
ORGANIZATION PRIORITY DESCRIPTION AMOUNT YEAR STATE
Year Up P Provide job skills training, stipends, internships and college courses to young, unemployed adults. $150,000 2017 AZ
Winter Assistance Fund P Provide emergency utility assistance for low-income households. $50,000 2017 IN
Wickenburg Community Action Program P Provide low-income families and individuals with assistance during the holiday season. $6,100 2017 AZ
White River Alliance N Promote the White River’s sustainability through public awareness and call-to-action campaigns. $790,000 2017 IN
Wheeler Mission Ministries P Provide emergency shelter services, medical and dental care, and employment assistance. $50,000 2017 IN
WFYI Public Media C Support for a one-year sponsorship on its NPR station. $30,000 2017 IN
Visually Impaired Preschool Services P Expand early intervention services to families with visually-impaired children in Marion County. $150,000 2017 IN
Valley of the Sun United Way P Assist with the funding of basic needs services. $100,000 2017 AZ
United Way of Central Indiana P Expand the ReadUP Readers program to six additional schools in Marion County to improve third-grade literacy skills. $150,000 2017 IN
United Way of Central Indiana P Assist with the funding of basic needs services. $100,000 2017 IN
United Christmas Service P Provide low-income families and individuals with assistance during the holiday season. $40,000 2017 IN
UMOM New Day Centers P Support for homeless youth and young adults. $100,000 2017 AZ
U.S. Dream Academy, Inc. P Provide mentoring and academic support to students in high-risk communities. $50,000 2017 IN
Tolleson Community Action Program P Provide low-income families and individuals with assistance during the holiday season. $6,100 2017 AZ
The Salvation Army, Indianapolis P Provide shelter and services for low-income families. $50,000 2017 IN
The Nature Conservancy in Arizona N Support over one to three years to restore water flow, improve water management, identify pollution sources and increase understanding of the need for local groundwater management in relation to the Verde River watershed, for the benefit of the wildlife, people and communities depending upon it. $3,076,000 2017 AZ
The Indianapolis Star/Environmental Reporting Team N Support of in-depth reporting teams focusing on local and national environmental issues impacting Indiana. $493,500 2017 IN
The Arizona Republic / Environmental Reporting Team N Support of in-depth reporting teams focusing on local and national environmental issues impacting Arizona. $652,650 2017 AZ
Tempe Community Action Agency, Inc. P Assist low-income families along pathways out of poverty by building income, developing savings and improving assets. $273,100 2017 AZ
Tempe Community Action Agency, Inc. P Provide low-income families and individuals with assistance during the holiday season. $6,100 2017 AZ
Teachers’ Treasures, Inc. P Provide school and office supplies to teachers working in low-income neighborhoods. $20,000 2017 IN
Surprise Resource Center P Provide low-income families and individuals with assistance during the holiday season. $6,100 2017 AZ
Summer Youth Program Fund through Arizona Community Foundation P Provide safe and positive experiences through academic enrichment, arts and recreational summer programs for underserved Phoenix youth ages four to 19. $150,000 2017 AZ
Summer Youth Program Fund P Provide safe and positive experiences through academic enrichment, arts and recreational summer programs for underserved Indianapolis youth ages four to 19. $150,000 2017 IN
St. Mary’s Child Center P Expand the Family Engagement program to support preschool children and their families. $120,000 2017 IN
Spay-Neuter Services of Indiana, Inc. A Provide 3,000 free spay/neuter certificates to rescue groups and shelters in Marion County. $295,000 2017 IN
Southwest Human Development P Expand the Raising A Reader program to promote literacy in young children through partnerships with pediatric clinics. $100,000 2017 AZ
Southside Animal Shelter, Inc. A Address urgent facility needs, upgrade technology and improve the shelter’s capacity to help more animals. $140,000 2017 IN
Sonoran Institute N Finalize the regional open space strategy for Maricopa County in partnership with the Central Arizona Conservation Alliance. $190,000 2017 AZ
Society of St. Vincent de Paul – Phoenix P Continue basic services to the hungry, homeless and working poor. $75,000 2017 AZ
Society of St. Vincent de Paul P Continue basic services to the hungry, homeless and working poor. $20,000 2017 IN
Society of Environmental Journalists N Establish the Nina Mason Pulliam Award for Outstanding Environmental Reporting. $21,600 2017 AZ
Society of Environmental Journalists N Establish the Nina Mason Pulliam Award for Outstanding Environmental Reporting. $21,600 2017 IN
Shepherd Community, Inc. P Enhance the Shalom Project to connect neighbors to vital services. $25,000 2017 IN
Season for Sharing Phoenix P Assist agencies that improve the quality of life for Arizona families. $50,000 2017 AZ
School on Wheels P Pilot and expand a mentoring program to pre-K students and their families who are impacted by homelessness. $125,000 2017 IN
Save the Family Foundation of Arizona P Expand rapid rehousing and support services to homeless families in the east valley. $150,000 2017 AZ
Salvation Army, Phoenix Provide shelter and services for low-income families. $50,000 2017 AZ
Riley Area Development Corporation P Expand learning opportunities for entrepreneurs in the Ruckus Makerspace. $90,000 2017 IN
Reconnecting to Our Waterways N Continue revitalization, recreation, economic development and ecological sustainability efforts along six Indianapolis waterways. $1,050,000 2017 IN
Read Better Be Better P Expand the after-school literacy program to third grade students in the Washington School District. $156,646 2017 AZ
Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, Inc. P Provide health care to low-income women who are un/underinsured and live in Marion County. $100,000 2017 IN
Phoenix Rescue Mission Provide meal services and shelter programs during the holiday season. $10,000 2017 AZ
Peoria Community Action Program P Provide low-income families and individuals with assistance during the holiday season. $6,100 2017 AZ
Paws and Think A Provide care for dogs and help increase their adoption rate through more adoption events and special promotions. $40,000 2017 IN
Our Children Our City P Assist agencies that improve food access for elementary school children. $25,000 2017 IN
Near Eastside Area Renewal, Inc. Enhance business and entrepreneur opportunities to serve and employ near eastside residents. $90,000 2017 IN
Nature Conservancy – Indiana Chapter N Improve the White River’s water quality through agricultural and urban conservation practices. $970,000 2017 IN
Midwest Food Bank P Purchase a new refrigerator truck to collect and distribute fresh and frozen foods to needy Hoosiers. $75,000 2017 IN
Mesa Arts Center Foundation P Provide resources for Project Lit, an afterschool program focusing on literacy taught through creative expression. $150,000 2017 AZ
Mary Rigg Neighborhood Center P Expand occupational training and Center for Working Families financial/career counseling for low-income adults. $200,000 2017 IN
Marion County Commission on Youth, Inc. P Engage potential employers to hire more youth, recruit youth into skill-building programs and support youth development agencies to prepare young people for positive work experiences. $40,000 2017 IN
Maricopa County Animal Care and Control A Transport animals from overcrowded shelters to partner animal organizations. $40,000 2017 AZ
Maricopa County Animal Care and Control A Purchase a cargo van to transport animals to partner shelters. $50,000 2017 AZ
Land Trust Alliance, Inc. Increase Indiana land trusts’ impact and ability to protect the state’s natural and working lands and restore degraded landscapes. $150,000 2017 IN
Keep Indianapolis Beautiful N Complete habitat restoration projects along the White River Watershed. $500,000 2017 IN
John H. Boner Community Center P Establish the Great Families 2020 project at the Thomas Gregg Neighborhood School. $150,000 2017 IN
International Rescue Committee P Expand the Opportunity Passport Program to provide financial literacy workshops and support services to former foster youth. $88,000 2017 AZ
Indy Reads P Provide literacy and/or English language classes to prepare adults for Adult Basic Education/High School Equivalency classes, job training and certification courses. $185,000 2017 IN
Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library Foundation P Continue the Ready to Read program to cultivate literacy skills in children up to age 5. $70,000 2017 IN
Indianapolis Urban League P Construct the Empowerment Training Center to help clients secure employment and obtain credentials in high demand industries. $225,000 2017 IN
Indianapolis OASIS P Expand the Hi-Impact Tutoring program for seniors to improve at-risk elementary students’ reading skills and increase parent participation in the program. $75,000 2017 IN
Indianapolis Art Center, Inc. N Create a multiyear plan to transform the ArtsPark into a cultural gateway to the White River. $25,000 2017 IN
Indiana Wildlife Federation, Inc. N Launch and expand the Certified Sustainable Trails Program within the White River Watershed. $185,000 2017 IN
Indiana University Foundation, Inc. P Provide enhanced vision screenings to all Head Start preschoolers in Marion and Hamilton counties. $145,000 2017 IN
Indiana University Foundation P Expand services offered to entrepreneurs and small business owners on the Indianapolis near westside. $125,000 2017 IN
Indiana University Foundation P Endowment support for the Nina Mason Pulliam Legacy Scholars program at IUPUI. $3,000,000 2017 IN
Indiana Humanities Council, Inc. N Expand the Next Indiana Campfires program with a dedicated focus on the White River watershed. $40,000 2017 IN
ICM Food and Clothing Bank P Provide emergency financial assistance to low-income and homeless individuals and families. $10,000 2017 AZ
Humane Society of Indianapolis, Inc. A Conduct low-cost spay/neuter surgeries to reduce shelter intake. $150,000 2017 IN
Horizon House, Inc. P Provide daytime hospitality services for the homeless in downtown Indianapolis. $25,000 2017 IN
Hoosier State Press Association Foundation N Launch the 2018 Nina Mason Pulliam Environmental Journalism Award for community or statewide environmental reporting concerning natural resources, ecology, environmental policy or human interaction with nature. $5,000 2017 IN
Hoosier Environmental Council, Inc. N Reduce the impact of three major environmental threats to the White River and assist in Mounds Greenway planning. $315,000 2017 IN
HandsOn Greater Phoenix C Provide a truck necessary for volunteers to complete community service projects. $50,000 2017 AZ
Guadalupe Community Action Program P Provide low-income families and individuals with assistance during the holiday season. $6,100 2017 AZ
Glendale Community Action Program P Provide low-income families and individuals with assistance during the holiday season. $6,100 2017 AZ
Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana P Support to aid in the distribution of surplus food to member charitable agencies serving the needy and expand public awareness of hunger and its root cause. $30,000 2017 IN
Girls Ranch, Inc. P Provide assistance to resident teen mothers and their children during the holiday season. $2,500 2017 AZ
Girl Scouts of Central Indiana, Inc. P Provide computer coding camps to middle and high school girls to introduce them to coding and technology-related college and career options. $100,000 2017 IN
Gila Bend Community Action Program P Provide low-income families and individuals with assistance during the holiday season. $6,100 2017 AZ
Friends of the White River, Inc. N Expand White River raft tours, cleanup projects and other on-water experiences with the public and community leaders. $240,000 2017 IN
Friends of Public Radio Arizona C Support for Arizona National Public Radio. $32,850 2017 AZ
Friends of Indianapolis Animal Care and Control A Renovate the Indianapolis Animal Care and Control shelter to improve services and increase adoptions. $100,000 2017 IN
Fresh Start Women’s Foundation P Enhance the computer literacy program for women pursuing personal and professional goals. $149,000 2017 AZ
Flanner House of Indianapolis P Create partnerships between employers, community organizations and educational institutions to boost job opportunities for near northwest side residents. $190,000 2017 IN
FIDO, Inc. A Support the organization’s efforts to help dogs living outdoors in Marion County. $150,000 2017 IN
FACE- Foundation Against Companion Animal Euthanasia, Inc. A Conduct spay and neuter surgeries for dogs and cats whose owners have low- to moderate-incomes and host Mega Adoption Events. $515,000 2017 IN
Eskenazi Health Foundation, Inc. P Expand the Future Promises Program for pregnant and parenting teens at the IPS Graduation Academy. $65,000 2017 IN
EmployIndy P Support technical assistance to bolster the quality of neighborhood-based employment services available to job seekers. $81,000 2017 IN
Edna Martin Christian Center P Expand Center for Working Families and early childhood education programs to more parents and their children. $100,000 2017 IN
Duet P Expand services to grandparents and other kinship caregivers. $110,000 2017 AZ
Domestic Violence Network of Greater Indianapolis P Assist victims of domestic violence eliminate or reduce barriers to independent living. $45,000 2017 IN
Desert Botanical Garden N Complete and implement a regional open space strategy that creates a sustainable preserve system in Maricopa County. $460,000 2017 AZ
Dayspring Center, Inc. P Provide emergency shelter, outreach and food programs to low-income families. $25,000 2017 IN
DaVinci Pursuit, Inc. N Utilize art, science and education installations to connect central Indiana residents to the White River’s waterways. $240,000 2017 IN
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning P Enable more adults to earn Ivy Tech credits for skills acquired through work and life experiences. $80,000 2017 IN
Concerned Citizens for Community Health P Provide low-income families and individuals with assistance during the holiday season. $6,100 2017 AZ
College Mentors for Kids P Extend mentoring programs to underserved youth. $150,000 2017 IN
Coburn Place Safe Haven II, Inc. P Expand support services and housing options to clients and implement an evaluation process to measure program success. $100,000 2017 IN
City of Phoenix P Provide low-income families and individuals with assistance during the holiday season. $22,800 2017 AZ
CICP Foundation, Inc. P Partner with major employers and educational institutions to create new pathways for workers to enter high-demand careers. $225,000 2017 IN
Child Abuse Prevention Fund P Provide matching funds for the sale of “It Shouldn’t Hurt to be a Child” license plates program. $75,000 2017 AZ
CEOs for Cities C Support to host the CEO’s for Cities National Conference in Phoenix to share the smartest ideas and practices for regional economic growth. $10,000 2017 AZ
Central Indiana Land Trust, Inc. N Restore habitat to open three new nature preserves on the White River. $645,000 2017 IN
Central Arizona Shelter Services, Inc. P Address the unique needs of 18- to 24-year-old youth to resolve their homelessness. $150,000 2017 AZ
Center for Victim and Human Rights P Expand the legal supports available to domestic violence victims and their families. $120,000 2017 IN
Boys Scouts of America Crossroads Council P Expand the co-ed STEM Scouts program to encourage youth to discover the world of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. $150,000 2017 IN
Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis, Inc. P Expand the College Readiness Program for high school students as they pursue graduation and explore career and college options. $150,000 2017 IN
Back To School Clothing Drive P Provide school clothing and supplies to school-aged children from low-income families. $17,500 2017 AZ
AZCEND P Provide low-income families and individuals with assistance during the holiday season. $6,100 2017 AZ
Avondale Community Action Program P Provide low-income families and individuals with assistance during the holiday season. $6,100 2017 AZ
ASU Morrison Institute for Public Policy through ASU Foundation N Conduct a series of polls among Arizona and Indiana stakeholders to study opinions and perceptions about environmental topics. $125,341 2017 AZ
Association of Arizona Food Banks, Inc. P Purchase and distribute turkeys or hams to families and use for congregate meals through area food banks. $30,000 2017 AZ
Assistance League of Phoenix P Provide school clothing and supplies to preschool and elementary school children from low-income families. $20,000 2017 AZ
Assistance League of Indianapolis, Inc. P Provide school clothing and supplies to elementary school children from low-income families. $20,000 2017 IN
Assistance League of East Valley Arizona P Provide school clothing and supplies to elementary school children from low-income families. $2,900 2017 AZ
Arizonans For Children, Inc. P Support to provide holiday gifts and meals for children in group homes and family foster care. $10,000 2017 AZ
Arizona State University Foundation for A New American University N Secure long-term protection for the Verde and San Pedro rivers by resolving water rights. $90,000 2017 AZ
Arizona Recreation Center for the Handicapped P Purchase land that houses the ARCH campus to provide therapeutic and recreational activities for disabled individuals. $250,000 2017 AZ
Arizona Lions Vision Center, Inc. P Provide vision testing for children, the elderly and special needs adults. $70,500 2017 AZ
Arizona Humane Society A Reduce the number of animals entering area animal shelters through spay/neuter and wellness support in Maricopa County. $236,500 2017 AZ
Arizona Humane Society A Expand the Pet Resource Center to build a strong, community-wide resource that assists pet owners. $170,000 2017 AZ
Arizona Humane Society A Support for the Fix.Adopt.Save. Pittie Palooza event in Phoenix. $45,000 2017 AZ
Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation P Support for foster care youth to purchase items not covered by the state foster care system, such as tutoring, athletic fees and equipment, field trips and music lessons. $20,000 2017 AZ
Arizona Child and Family Advocacy Network P Coordinate and enhance services for abused and neglected children. $50,000 2017 AZ
Arizona Center for Youth Resources P Assist disconnected youth develop career pathways and education plans leading to a high school diploma. $58,000 2017 AZ
Altered Tails A To perform more than 2,000 spay/neuter surgeries in Maricopa County. $200,000 2017 AZ
All Faith Community Services P Provide low-income families and individuals with assistance during the holiday season. $6,100 2017 AZ
A Stepping Stone Foundation P Expand the Literacy Elevates Arizona Families program to Bret Tarver Isaac Preschool. $150,000 2017 AZ
A New Leaf P Provide low-income families and individuals with assistance during the holiday season. $6,100 2017 AZ