Grantees

Our Grantees

Indiana 100 Black Men of Indianapolis Create the Education and Career Planning Initiative, which would provide career-readiness curriculum for students who want to join the competitive workforce upon high school graduation. $150,000
Indiana Center for Victim and Human Rights Expand the Victim Rights Program by providing legal services to victims of domestic violence who are uniquely affected by challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $75,000
Indiana Central Indiana Land Trust Provide public visitation and education/awareness opportunities at three key White River nature preserves in central Indiana. $175,000
Indiana Child Advocates Provide general operating support to help children who are victims of child abuse or other family disruption by representing their best interests in court and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $100,000
Indiana Coburn Place Safe Haven Support for general operations and to hire two new intake employees who would provide direct services, resources and advocacy focused on empowering survivors to heal from trauma by creating safety plans, budgeting assistance, referrals to education/employment and therapists, support groups and life-skills sessions. $330,000
Indiana Conner Prairie Build a system of accessible trails, walkways and river education hubs along a 3.3-mile stretch of the White River that would be open to the public, while simultaneously improving river health and stabilizing the shoreline. $1,000,000
Indiana Conservation Law Center Continue to implement the Indiana Water Report recommendations by educating government officials and key stakeholders about Indiana's water resources and the importance of preparing for changing demand, as well as for floods and droughts, and committing to significant improvements in water quality. $300,000
Indiana FACE Low-Cost Animal Clinic Provide general operating support for affordable spay/neuter, vaccination and wellness services for cats and dogs, and help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $30,000
Indiana FACE Low-Cost Animal Clinic Support to provide spay/neuter surgeries, vaccinations and wellness services for dogs and cats. $175,000
Indiana Fathers and Families Center Provide general operating support to equip fathers to be better providers, parents, partners and people. $75,000
Indiana FIDO Inc. Provide general operating support to help dog owners improve the quality of life for their outside dogs and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $50,000
Indiana Foster Success Provide general operating support to assist foster youth as they transition out of the foster care system, and help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $100,000
Indiana Friends of Indianapolis Animal Care & Control Foundation Provide general operating support to improve animal welfare in Marion County and help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $25,000
Indiana Friends of the White River In consultation with the Marion County Soil and Water Conservation District, expand outreach to and resources for property owners along the White River to implement environmental enhancement practices on their properties, and coordinate a campaign addressing persistent illegal dumping near the river. $60,000
Indiana Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis Provide general operating support to inspire all girls to be strong, smart and bold. $75,000
Indiana Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana Increase programmatic efficiencies by adding produce racking to a walk-in refrigerator, allowing more food-insecure families to receive services. $80,000
Indiana Hamilton County Tourism Implement the messaging and branding components of the White River Vision Collective's mission as articulated in the White River Vision Plan, furthering the appreciation and utilization of the White River as a recreational asset for use by the general public and furthering the preservation and protection of this ecologically significant area. $275,000
Indiana Hoosier Environmental Council Reduce coal ash and factory farm pollution and preserve floodplains and wetlands by engaging in advocacy and public awareness; and provide technical assistance to implement the Mounds Greenway, a forested buffer for the White River between Muncie and Anderson. $450,000
Indiana Indiana Wildlife Federation Develop six to eight access trails of at least four additional miles along the White River and engage in public education on land stewardship, educational habitat programs, invasive species identification and eradication, and basic watershed ecology. $125,000
Indiana Indy Reads Continue and expand the Community Classrooms project, providing teacher-led, tutor-supported literacy, English language and job skills instruction at no cost to local adults. $75,000
Indiana IndyHumane Provide general operating support to serve the welfare of animals, improving their quality of life, and help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $100,000
Indiana Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Remove invasive plants and create native landscapes in Riverside Park near the Lake Indy Boat Ramp and Ravenswood Overlook Park in Broad Ripple, and provide naturalist training for 10 college students. $150,000
Indiana Low Cost Spay-Neuter Clinic Provide general operating support to help reduce unwanted pet overpopulation and promote animal health by providing low-cost spay and neuter surgeries and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $40,000
Indiana Martin Luther King Multi-Service Center Indianapolis Provide general operating support to allow residents in the Mid-North neighborhoods of Indianapolis grow and enhance their lives, and help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $50,000
Indiana Nature Conservancy – Indiana Chapter Improve Indianapolis' primary water source through work in the Upper White River Watershed by encouraging the use of cover crops in farming, examining soil nutrient trends, and installing native aquatic vegetation to improve fish habitat and stream bed stability. $1,125,000
Indiana Near Eastside Area Renewal Enhance business and entrepreneur opportunities to serve and employ Near Eastside residents. $50,000
Indiana Reconnecting to Our Waterways  Continue to engage in water quality outreach in Indianapolis' inner core neighborhoods, supporting local efforts to organize waterway projects and events, and oversee the Partners for the White River metrics and communications efforts. $250,000
Indiana Rosie’s Southside Animal Shelter Provide general operating support to help rescue at-risk dogs and cats and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $50,000
Indiana Second Helpings Provide general operating support to help food-insecure families receive freshly-prepared, nutritious meals and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $100,000
Indiana The daVinci Pursuit Continue to create more sculptures, interactive installations, and educational signage and programs along the White River to promote watershed education, advocacy and protection, while helping people to engage wisely in the White River’s use and future development. $80,000
Indiana Villages of Indiana Provide general operating support to help vulnerable children through foster, adoption and community services and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $100,000
Indiana Visually Impaired Preschool Services Continue and expand early intervention services in the homes of Marion County children who are blind or visually impaired. $75,000
Indiana White River Alliance Advance the Indiana Water Roadmap through a variety of means, including hosting the Indiana Water Summit and its regional forums and promoting the adoption of waterway conservation best management practices and policies. $1,220,000
Indiana Bethany Christian Services Inc. Expand foster care services by licensing, training and providing on-call case management support for 75 additional foster families. $75,000
Indiana Broad Ripple Village Association Construct a protected multi-use trail for pedestrians and bicycles, including two White River overlooks, between the entrance to Broad Ripple Park and the Monon Trail. $100,000
Indiana Chosen Ministries Corporation Enhance and expand career coaching, mentoring and financial literacy education programs for single mothers. $40,000
Indiana City of Indianapolis-Animal Care Services Expand the Indy C.A.R.E.S. (Companion Animal Resources, Education and Support) program, empowering pet owners to responsibly care for their companion animals rather than surrendering them to the city's shelter, by connecting such individuals with community resources, education and support. $240,000
Indiana Domestic Violence Network of Greater Indianapolis Expand a new program serving at least 80 domestic violence survivors who are experiencing financial instability and are at risk of becoming homeless. $100,000
Indiana Dress for Success Indianapolis Support to assess barriers preventing clients from obtaining jobs, identify and connect them to resources, develop career goals and provide ongoing follow-up for long-term success. $100,000
Indiana FIDO Inc. Support for operating costs to further the agency's growth and sustainability. $75,000
Indiana Fight for Life Foundation Expand the Building Dreams program to six high-need schools in the Indianapolis Public Schools district to improve students’ social-emotional learning skills. $66,000
Indiana Friends of Indianapolis Animal Care & Control Foundation Develop of a comprehensive, community-informed, three-year strategic plan. $30,000
Indiana Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana Purchase a refrigerated box truck to increase the number and frequency of deliveries to member agencies assisting food-insecure families. $75,000
Indiana Hoosier State Press Association Foundation Publicize, implement and manage the 2019 and 2020 Nina Mason Pulliam Environmental Journalism Awards. $10,000
Indiana Indiana Humanities Council Inc. Host up to 20 Next Indiana Campfires treks in the White River watershed, sponsor documentary filmmakers to create at least two short films about the river and host a series of public film screenings in Marion and Hamilton Counties. $100,000
Indiana Indiana Land Protection Alliance Expand organizational capacity by hiring an executive director. $50,000
Indiana Indiana University Foundation Expand the THRIVE Program to help students, who are under 25 years old and independent due to foster care, homelessness, emancipation or disconnection from parental support, transition to and remain in college. $237,000
Indiana IndyHumane Expand services at the Animal Welfare Center to perform additional low-cost spay and neuter surgeries, and conduct a public relations and rebranding campaign to reach a larger audience. $208,000
Indiana Ivy Tech Foundation Develop a program for former foster care or homeless youth to help them successfully transition to college. $200,000
Indiana Meadows Community Foundation Expand the social services referral network to meet the needs of Avondale Meadows residents. $40,000
Indiana Mentoring Women’s Network Foundation D/B/A Pass the Torch for Women Foundation Increase professional trainings, networking opportunities and executive mentoring for Marion County female college students. $75,000
Indiana Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic Expand the Homeless Justice Project to provide civil legal assistance and education for more homeless women and children in Indianapolis. $125,000
Indiana NeighborLink Indianapolis Expand organizational capacity by hiring a full-time volunteer coordinator to manage home repair projects for low-income senior and disabled homeowners. $65,000
Indiana Partners in Housing Purchase furniture and supplies for the apartments and community rooms in The Blue Triangle building, serving individuals who are exiting chronic homelessness. $75,000
Indiana Purdue Research Foundation Expand the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine's Priority 4 Paws program into Marion County and provide at least 60 veterinary students per year with surgical experience, including conducting high-volume spay/neuter surgeries at Indianapolis shelters. $150,000
Indiana Reach for Youth Improve the Alternatives to Expulsion program with a life skills and career readiness curriculum for youth at risk for suspension, expulsion or entering the juvenile justice system. $100,000
Indiana Rosie’s Southside Animal Shelter Purchase new cat cages and outdoor dog kennels and make fencing upgrades to align with shelter best practices and promote animal well-being. $100,000
Indiana Society of St. Vincent de Paul – Indianapolis Continue the Changing Lives Forever program, helping low-income individuals take steps toward self-sufficiency. $75,000
Indiana Southeast Community Services Expand the Two-Generation model to address challenges faced by low-income families, including chronic unemployment, housing and food insecurity and feelings of hopelessness. $125,000
Indiana Spay-Neuter Services of Indiana Host Indiana's second statewide animal welfare conference in Indianapolis. $15,000
Indiana Teachers’ Treasures Purchase a new 26-foot box truck to distribute school supplies to Marion County teachers and students. $30,000
Indiana Wheeler Mission Ministries Renovate and expand the Center for Women and Children, increasing the capacity to serve homeless women and children by 175%. $1,000,000
Indiana White River Alliance Host forums with water planning leaders to improve regional and statewide water planning. $85,000
Indiana Alliance for Responsible Pet Ownership Inc.  Operating support to cover costs of fostering 200 dogs and cats pulled from area shelters, including food, vet fees and training expenses for dogs with behavior challenges. $21,000
Indiana Arts for Learning Establish yearlong arts integration residencies and professional development for classroom teachers at four IPS schools to improve student literacy. $75,000
Indiana Assistance League of Indianapolis  Provide school clothing and supplies to elementary school children from low-income families. $20,000
Indiana Bosma Enterprises Establish the Group Training Model program to provide vision rehabilitation services to Marion County seniors facing vision loss. $75,000
Indiana Cats Haven LTD Operating support to cover costs of food, litter and vet fees for 300 cats while agency conducts more community outreach events and marketing. $25,000
Indiana Child Advocates Inc. Expand the Family Crisis Advocacy Program to assist Marion County children involved in high-conflict custody disputes. $150,000
Indiana Children’s Bureau Increase the practice of trauma-informed care in Indiana by providing training sessions to professionals who interact with the child welfare system and children who experience trauma. $125,000
Indiana Children’s Museum of Indianapolis Enhance the Mid-North Promise Program by delivering personalized educational planning support for families in the Mid-North neighborhood and implementing a post-secondary scholarship award. $75,000
Indiana Chosen Ministries Corporation Enhance and expand career coaching, mentoring and financial literacy education programs for single mothers. $40,000
Indiana Christamore House Inc. Reestablish the House of Teens after school program for teenagers living in the Haughville neighborhood. $120,000
Indiana Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and  Prevention of Greater Indianapolis Establish the Family Diversion Program, which would divert 200 families from homeless and domestic violence shelters into safe and stable housing. $190,000
Indiana Community Alliance of the Far Eastside Expand the Great Families 2020 Initiative programming to provide families with education and employment coaching services to improve their employable skill sets. $150,000
Indiana Conservation Law Center Inc. Implement the Indiana Water Report recommendations. $100,000
Indiana Conservation Law Center Inc. Enhance education and awareness for the statewide regional water management plan, and develop a pilot water-management plan for central Indiana. $109,000
Indiana Dayspring Center Inc. Provide emergency shelter, outreach and food programs to low-income families. $25,000
Indiana DirectEmployers Institute Expand programming for STEM-based businesses and students in work-based learning opportunities to attract more underrepresented young people into STEM-related careers and employment. $50,000
Indiana Domestic Violence Network (DVN)  Assist victims of domestic violence eliminate or reduce barriers to independent living. $40,000
Indiana EmployIndy Increase the quality of services and capacity for workforce partner agencies, including the establishment of an embedded services model in community locations, in order to provide accessible and convenient services to low-income job seekers. $60,000
Indiana Every Dog Counts Rescue Operating support to pull 200 sick, injured or elderly animals from IACS, return them to good health and prepare them for adoption. $21,000
Indiana FACE – Foundation Against Companion Animal Euthanasia Inc. Conduct an organizational assessment focused on structure and staffing. $50,000
Indiana Food Rescue Implement 40 new K-12 food rescue programs in Marion County schools to capture unopened and unpeeled food items for donation to local food pantries and other agencies. $100,000
Indiana Friends of Indianapolis Animal Care Services Foundation Implement (in conjunction with Friends of Indianapolis Dogs Outside) a neighborhood-specific, case management-focused program designed to support pet owners in the Brookside neighborhood, located on the near east side of Indianapolis. $50,000
Indiana Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana Inc.  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. $45,000
Indiana GSD Rescue Indy Inc.  Capital support to add a new kennel run, improve the meet-and-greet adoption area, add shade sails and purchase play equipment for 50 dogs. $15,000
Indiana Hawthorne Social Service Association Inc. Assist families who live in extreme poverty through the Center for Working Families program, including quality child care, housing stability and employment. $100,000
Indiana Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County Sustain the Reach Out and Read program, which intertwines literacy promotion with pediatric care to promote parental engagement, increased family reading time and educational bonding experiences. $160,000
Indiana Heaven After Hell Rescue Capital support for shelter improvements to house 280 animals, including renovations of existing dog kennels, cat rooms and building ventilation. $15,000
Indiana Helping Paws Adoptable Animals Project support to cover costs of urgent medical expenses for 150 dogs and cats in IACS's IndyCARES program, which helps owners keep their pets rather than surrender them. $15,000
Indiana Horizon House Inc.  Provide daytime hospitality services for the homeless in downtown Indianapolis. $25,000
Indiana Humane Society for Hamilton County Project support to pull 100 sick or injured animals from IACS, return them to good health and prepare them for adoption. $25,000
Indiana Humane Society of Johnson County Capital support to build a 3,000-sq.-ft. play yard to accommodate 200 dogs, including gates, fencing, canine splash pad, agility equipment, waste receptacles and water stations. $25,000
Indiana Indiana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics Increase capacity to train and support staff at the Marion County health clinics operating a Reach Out and Read program so nearly 70,000 central Indiana children achieve gains in language development, social-emotional development, and improve school readiness. $210,000
Indiana Indiana Land Protection Alliance Expand capacity for the ongoing work of Indiana’s land conservation organizations. $75,000
Indiana Indianapolis Legal Aid Society Expand the Children’s Guardianship Initiative to help keep children out of the juvenile court and foster care systems by assisting family members or friends with obtaining guardianships. $125,000
Indiana Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields Repair the eroded and damaged trail located between the White River and the lake in the Virginia B. Fairbanks Art and Nature Park. $100,000
Indiana Indy Lost Pet Alert Inc.  Project support to help reunite about 3,000 lost pets with their owners by improving lost pet alerts on agency's website and Facebook sites and training more volunteers. $10,000
Indiana IU School of Informatics and Computing Expand IT certification training and courses for high school students participating in the iDEW information technology program. $120,000
Indiana Julian Center Inc. Enhance the agency's capacity to provide quality domestic violence services in central Indiana. $50,000
Indiana Junior Achievement of Central Indiana Inc. Increase student career and technical skills awareness related to jobs in high-demand industry sectors. $140,000
Indiana Kids’ Voice of Indiana Expand the Community Mobile Law Program to provide free legal services to both youth and adult clients at three community centers. $75,000
Indiana Local Initiatives Support Corporation Expand commercial lending and spur development and economic growth in Great Places 2020 neighborhoods. $180,000
Indiana Low Cost Spay-Neuter Clinic Inc. Capital support to expand agency's Brownsburg clinic to include a larger dog room, a new garage and a larger lobby. $21,500
Indiana Lucky Dog Retreat Rescue Inc.  Operating support to cover costs of fostering 120 dogs pulled from IACS, including vet fees and medical expenses. $20,000
Indiana Meadows Community Foundation Inc. Establish a social services referral network to meet the needs of Avondale Meadows residents. $60,000
Indiana Operation: Job Ready Veterans Implement a community outreach plan to recruit older and more difficult to place veterans who can benefit from the agency’s employment assistance program. $100,000
Indiana Our Children Our City Assist agencies that improve food access for elementary school children. $25,000
Indiana Outreach, Inc. Expand services to the growing number of homeless teens and young adults utilizing the drop-in center. $150,000
Indiana Pass the Torch for Women Foundation Increase professional trainings, networking opportunities and executive mentoring for Marion County female college students. $75,000
Indiana Paws & Think Inc.  Operating support to cover obedience training for 55 dogs in the Marion County Justice Youth Canine program, including food, kenneling and vet fees. $21,500
Indiana SOAR Initiative Inc.  Operating support for food, vet fees, supplies and obedience training to help low-income and homeless individuals keep their pets and divert 350 animals from being surrendered to local shelters. $15,000
Indiana Society of St. Vincent de Paul – Indianapolis  Continue basic services to the hungry, homeless and working poor. $30,000
Indiana Spay-Neuter Services of Indiana Inc. Host Indiana’s first statewide animal welfare conference in Indianapolis. $10,000
Indiana Starfish Initiative Expand services to low-income high school participants by creating new curriculum to align with the Indiana Employability Skills Benchmarks and by increasing volunteers' capacity to ensure students are best equipped for college success and in careers after graduation. $135,000
Indiana Summer Youth Program Fund Support summer youth programming to enrich, enhance and expand summer activities for Marion County children and youth. $150,000
Indiana Teachers Treasures Inc.  Provide school and office supplies to teachers working in low-income neighborhoods. $20,000
Indiana TeenWorks Expand year-round workforce development training for economically disadvantaged teens in a multiyear career pathway program in five identified high-wage and high-demand sectors of Indiana’s workforce: health and life sciences; STEAM; advanced manufacturing; hospitality; and entrepreneurship. $125,000
Indiana The Salvation Army, Indianapolis Provide shelter and services for low-income families. $70,000
Indiana Tourism Tomorrow Inc. Develop a regional plan to enhance the White River in Marion and Hamilton Counties. $250,000
Indiana United Way of Central Indiana Assist with the funding of basic needs services. $100,000
Indiana Villages of Indiana Expand the number of foster families in central Indiana to respond to the growing number of fragile children coming into the state’s child welfare system as a result of the opioid crisis. $200,000
Indiana Villages of Indiana Inc. Provide foster families with diapers, formula, baby food, medical devices and other supplies needed to care for their foster children. $25,000
Indiana WFYI Public Media Support for WFYI Public Media. $30,000
Indiana Wheeler Mission Ministries Provide emergency shelter services, medical and dental care, and employment assistance. $50,000
Indiana Winter Assistance Fund Provide emergency utility assistance for low-income households. $50,000
Indiana Young Actors Theatre Research, develop and perform peer-to-peer theatrical performances for at-risk middle and high school students about the dangers of drug abuse, specifically the local opioid/heroin epidemic. $150,000
Indiana Assistance League of Indianapolis, Inc. Provide school clothing and supplies to elementary school children from low-income families.https://www.ninapulliamtrust.org/wp-admin/edit.php?post_type=grant $20,000
Indiana Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis, Inc. Expand the College Readiness Program for high school students as they pursue graduation and explore career and college options. $150,000
Indiana Boys Scouts of America Crossroads Council Expand the co-ed STEM Scouts program to encourage youth to discover the world of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. $150,000
Indiana Center for Victim and Human Rights Expand the legal supports available to domestic violence victims and their families. $120,000
Indiana Central Indiana Land Trust, Inc. Restore habitat to open three new nature preserves on the White River. $645,000
Indiana CICP Foundation, Inc. Partner with major employers and educational institutions to create new pathways for workers to enter high-demand careers. $225,000
Indiana Coburn Place Safe Haven II, Inc. Expand support services and housing options to clients and implement an evaluation process to measure program success. $100,000
Indiana College Mentors for Kids Extend mentoring programs to underserved youth. $150,000
Indiana Council for Adult and Experiential Learning Enable more adults to earn Ivy Tech credits for skills acquired through work and life experiences. $80,000
Indiana DaVinci Pursuit, Inc. Utilize art, science and education installations to connect central Indiana residents to the White River’s waterways. $240,000
Indiana Dayspring Center, Inc. Provide emergency shelter, outreach and food programs to low-income families. $25,000
Indiana Domestic Violence Network of Greater Indianapolis Assist victims of domestic violence eliminate or reduce barriers to independent living. $45,000
Indiana Edna Martin Christian Center Expand Center for Working Families and early childhood education programs to more parents and their children. $100,000
Indiana EmployIndy Support technical assistance to bolster the quality of neighborhood-based employment services available to job seekers. $81,000
Indiana Eskenazi Health Foundation, Inc. Expand the Future Promises Program for pregnant and parenting teens at the IPS Graduation Academy. $65,000
Indiana FACE- Foundation Against Companion Animal Euthanasia, Inc. Conduct spay and neuter surgeries for dogs and cats whose owners have low- to moderate-incomes and host Mega Adoption Events. $515,000
Indiana FIDO, Inc. Support the organization's efforts to help dogs living outdoors in Marion County. $150,000
Indiana Flanner House of Indianapolis Create partnerships between employers, community organizations and educational institutions to boost job opportunities for near northwest side residents. $190,000
Indiana Friends of Indianapolis Animal Care and Control Renovate the Indianapolis Animal Care and Control shelter to improve services and increase adoptions. $100,000
Indiana Friends of the White River, Inc. Expand White River raft tours, cleanup projects and other on-water experiences with the public and community leaders. $240,000
Indiana Girl Scouts of Central Indiana, Inc. Provide computer coding camps to middle and high school girls to introduce them to coding and technology-related college and career options. $100,000
Indiana Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana 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
Indiana Hoosier Environmental Council, Inc. Reduce the impact of three major environmental threats to the White River and assist in Mounds Greenway planning. $315,000
Indiana Hoosier State Press Association Foundation 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
Indiana Horizon House, Inc. Provide daytime hospitality services for the homeless in downtown Indianapolis. $25,000
Indiana Humane Society of Indianapolis, Inc. Conduct low-cost spay/neuter surgeries to reduce shelter intake. $150,000
Indiana Indiana Humanities Council, Inc. Expand the Next Indiana Campfires program with a dedicated focus on the White River watershed. $40,000
Indiana Indiana University Foundation Expand services offered to entrepreneurs and small business owners on the Indianapolis near westside. $125,000
Indiana Indiana University Foundation Endowment support for the Nina Mason Pulliam Legacy Scholars program at IUPUI. $3,000,000
Indiana Indiana University Foundation, Inc. Provide enhanced vision screenings to all Head Start preschoolers in Marion and Hamilton counties. $145,000
Indiana Indiana Wildlife Federation, Inc. Launch and expand the Certified Sustainable Trails Program within the White River Watershed. $185,000
Indiana Indianapolis Art Center, Inc. Create a multiyear plan to transform the ArtsPark into a cultural gateway to the White River. $25,000
Indiana Indianapolis OASIS 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
Indiana Indianapolis Urban League Construct the Empowerment Training Center to help clients secure employment and obtain credentials in high demand industries. $225,000
Indiana Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library Foundation Continue the Ready to Read program to cultivate literacy skills in children up to age 5. $70,000
Indiana Indy Reads 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
Indiana John H. Boner Community Center Establish the Great Families 2020 project at the Thomas Gregg Neighborhood School. $150,000
Indiana Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Complete habitat restoration projects along the White River Watershed. $500,000
Indiana 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
Indiana Marion County Commission on Youth, Inc. 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
Indiana Mary Rigg Neighborhood Center Expand occupational training and Center for Working Families financial/career counseling for low-income adults. $200,000
Indiana Midwest Food Bank Purchase a new refrigerator truck to collect and distribute fresh and frozen foods to needy Hoosiers. $75,000
Indiana Nature Conservancy – Indiana Chapter Improve the White River's water quality through agricultural and urban conservation practices. $970,000
Indiana Near Eastside Area Renewal, Inc. Enhance business and entrepreneur opportunities to serve and employ near eastside residents. $90,000
Indiana Our Children Our City Assist agencies that improve food access for elementary school children. $25,000
Indiana Paws and Think Provide care for dogs and help increase their adoption rate through more adoption events and special promotions. $40,000
Indiana Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, Inc. Provide health care to low-income women who are un/underinsured and live in Marion County. $100,000
Indiana Reconnecting to Our Waterways Continue revitalization, recreation, economic development and ecological sustainability efforts along six Indianapolis waterways. $1,050,000
Indiana Riley Area Development Corporation Expand learning opportunities for entrepreneurs in the Ruckus Makerspace. $90,000
Indiana School on Wheels Pilot and expand a mentoring program to pre-K students and their families who are impacted by homelessness. $125,000
Indiana Shepherd Community, Inc. Enhance the Shalom Project to connect neighbors to vital services. $25,000
Indiana Society of Environmental Journalists Establish the Nina Mason Pulliam Award for Outstanding Environmental Reporting. $21,600
Indiana Society of St. Vincent de Paul Continue basic services to the hungry, homeless and working poor. $20,000
Indiana Southside Animal Shelter, Inc. Address urgent facility needs, upgrade technology and improve the shelter's capacity to help more animals. $140,000
Indiana Spay-Neuter Services of Indiana, Inc. Provide 3,000 free spay/neuter certificates to rescue groups and shelters in Marion County. $295,000
Indiana St. Mary’s Child Center Expand the Family Engagement program to support preschool children and their families. $120,000
Indiana Summer Youth Program Fund Provide safe and positive experiences through academic enrichment, arts and recreational summer programs for underserved Indianapolis youth ages four to 19. $150,000
Indiana Teachers’ Treasures, Inc. Provide school and office supplies to teachers working in low-income neighborhoods. $20,000
Indiana The Indianapolis Star/Environmental Reporting Team Support of in-depth reporting teams focusing on local and national environmental issues impacting Indiana. $493,500
Indiana The Salvation Army, Indianapolis Provide shelter and services for low-income families. $50,000
Indiana U.S. Dream Academy, Inc. Provide mentoring and academic support to students in high-risk communities. $50,000
Indiana United Christmas Service Provide low-income families and individuals with assistance during the holiday season. $40,000
Indiana United Way of Central Indiana Expand the ReadUP Readers program to six additional schools in Marion County to improve third-grade literacy skills. $150,000
Indiana United Way of Central Indiana Assist with the funding of basic needs services. $100,000
Indiana Visually Impaired Preschool Services Expand early intervention services to families with visually-impaired children in Marion County. $150,000
Indiana WFYI Public Media Support for a one-year sponsorship on its NPR station. $30,000
Indiana Wheeler Mission Ministries Provide emergency shelter services, medical and dental care, and employment assistance. $50,000
Indiana White River Alliance Promote the White River's sustainability through public awareness and call-to-action campaigns. $790,000
Indiana Winter Assistance Fund Provide emergency utility assistance for low-income households. $50,000
Indiana 100 Black Men of Indianapolis, Inc. Expand programs for underserved youth. $75,000
Indiana Adult and Child Mental Health Center Expand support services to foster youth and their families. $120,000
Indiana Alliance for Responsible Pet Ownership, Inc. Project support to hire a consultant to improve the agency’s website to highlight at least 100 adoptable animals. $12,000
Indiana Apprisen Provide financial coaching to low- to moderate-income workers. $75,000
Indiana Art With a Heart Expand arts programming to pre-K classrooms at eight IPS schools. $30,000
Indiana Athenaeum Foundation Renovate and furnish the theater lobby. $100,000
Indiana Best Buddies Indiana Establish the Jobs program to secure employment for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. $150,000
Indiana Bethany Christian Services of Central Indiana Expand the foster care program to recruit and license foster families. $200,000
Indiana Business Ownership Initiative of Indiana Provide business coaching and microlending services to entrepreneurs. $100,000
Indiana Butler University Expand early childhood literacy programs in local preschools and day care facilities. $70,000
Indiana Casa del Toro Pit Bull Rescue Project support to hire a part-time administrator and cover costs of basic obedience training for about 50 dogs up for adoption. $13,000
Indiana Cats Haven Operating support for food, litter and vet fees for 30. $25,000
Indiana Center for Leadership Development Expand and enhance college readiness programs to serve minority youth and their parents. $75,000
Indiana Connect2Help Relocate and renovate space for a new headquarters. $300,000
Indiana Cope Environmental Center Inc. Create the Center's long-term property stewardship plan and support the next generation of environmental leaders through professional development. $50,000
Indiana DirectEmployers Association Foundation, Inc. Provide hands-on STEM-related career experiences for underserved youth. $75,000
Indiana Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art Create special events and community outreach programs for the 2017 Dogs: Faithful and True exhibit. $55,000
Indiana Every Dog Counts Rescue Project support to pull 100 sick or injured animals from IACC, return them to good health and prepare them for adoption. It targets dogs that are too sick for IACC to care for. $25,000
Indiana FACE Low-Cost Animal Clinic Project support to spay/neuter 250 Community Cats pulled from IACC, including food, vet care and transportation costs. $25,000
Indiana Fathers and Families Research Resources Center Provide support services to low-income fathers and their families to increase family stability and economic mobility. $50,000
Indiana FIDO, Inc. Educate low-income pet owners on the city dog ordinances and underwrite spay/neuter surgeries. $70,000
Indiana Food Rescue, Inc. Expand and establish food recovery programs in K-12 school cafeterias. $75,000
Indiana Friends of Indianapolis Animal Care & Control Foundation Capital support to add nine outdoor kennels and fencing at IACC, thereby increasing its meet-and-greet adoption area from 19 to 28 kennels total. $25,000
Indiana Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana, Inc. Expand the Nurse Family Partnership program within the Haughville neighborhood. $275,000
Indiana Greater Indy Habitat for Humanity, Inc. Establish the Homeowner Repair Program in low- and moderate-income neighborhoods. $90,000
Indiana Groundwork Indy, Inc. Improve the Central Canal area on the near northwest side. $35,000
Indiana GSD Rescue Indy, Inc. Capital support for improvements to kennels that house 25 dogs daily, including a new dog run, fencing, lighting and window repairs. $15,000
Indiana Health and Science Innovations Construct a new lab and work space for the Young Innovators program. $25,000
Indiana Humane Society for Hamilton County Project support to pull 100 sick or injured animals from IACC, return them to good health and prepare them for adoption. $25,000
Indiana Humane Society of Johnson County Capital support to create a new isolation/intake room to prevent the spread of diseases and prepare animals for adoption. $25,000
Indiana Indiana Canine Assistant Network, Inc. Enhance technology systems to increase clients, volunteers, partners and donors. $100,000
Indiana Indiana Connected By 25, Inc. Expand financial capabilities programs for foster youth. $237,000
Indiana Indiana Forest Alliance, Inc. Establish the Indiana Forest Habitat Protection Project to protect maturing forests from logging and restore old growth forests. $60,000
Indiana Indiana University Foundation Expand orientation and support programs for former foster youth, wards of the court and independent students with no familial support. $203,000
Indiana Indianapolis Parks Foundation Create a floating wetland ecosystem in Fisherman’s Cove on Eagle Creek Reservoir. $150,000
Indiana Indianapolis Theatre Fringe Festival Encourage and support local artists and provide a creative art experience to theatre-goers. $100,000
Indiana Jameson Camp Construct a new activity building to improve and expand programming to youth and the community. $200,000
Indiana Joy’s House Establish a second day center for adults who are mentally and/or physically challenged. $70,000
Indiana Lucky Dog Retreat Rescue Project support to cover costs of fostering 120 dogs pulled from IACC, including vet fees and medical expenses. $20,000
Indiana Lutheran Child and Family Services of Indiana Construct a new facility for young men who are aging out of foster care. $250,000
Indiana Marion County Commission on Youth, Inc. Establish a comprehensive plan to support summer teen employment. $80,000
Indiana Martin University, Inc. Upgrade the NASA SEMAA lab to provide underserved youth STEM experiences. $35,000
Indiana Midtown Indianapolis Construct a new performance stage in Tarkington Park. $200,000
Indiana Nextech Expand experiential technology education programs for high school students $130,000
Indiana Niches Land Trust, Inc. Establish the Education and Outreach program to improve communications, broaden the membership base and increase community engagement. $41,000
Indiana Outreach, Inc. Construct a new Drop-In Center for homeless teens and young adults. $200,000
Indiana Partners for Animal Welfare Society Project support to spay/neuter 300 Community Cats pulled from IACC, and cover costs to care for 100 rescued kittens until they are old enough for adoption. $23,000
Indiana Paws and Think Project support for 140 dogs to receive obedience training through the Marion County Justice Youth Canine program, including food, kenneling and vet fees. $17,000
Indiana Reach for Youth, Inc. Expand the Alternative to Expulsion program. $85,000
Indiana Renew Indianapolis, Inc. Support for interactive artistic programming at the House Life Project. $20,000
Indiana Second Helpings, Inc. Expand the Culinary Job Training Program. $100,000
Indiana Society of St. Vincent de Paul – Indianapolis Expand a self-sufficiency project for low-income participants to break the cycle of poverty. $125,000
Indiana Spay-Neuter Services of Indiana, Inc. Automate the distribution of spay/neuter surgery certificates to low-income pet owners and Indianapolis animal welfare groups. $130,000
Indiana Stand for Children Leadership Center – Indiana Provide parents with the skills and knowledge to engage in their children's education. $125,000
Indiana Starfish Initiative Enhance career exploration services for economically disadvantaged high school students. $50,000
Indiana TeenWorks Expand the TeenWorks Transformations program to provide teen employment and neighborhood beautification projects. $50,000
Indiana The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis Establish a program to support the educational goals of families in neighborhoods surrounding the Museum. $170,000
Indiana The Conservation Law Center Implement the Indiana Water Management Plan. $200,000
Indiana The Nature Conservancy, Inc. – Indiana Chapter Improve water quality and management in Indiana. $150,000
Indiana United Way of Central Indiana Build early literacy skills for low-income children and nurture a love of reading. $90,000
Indiana Volunteers of America of Indiana Expand employment programs for veterans at risk of homelessness. $120,000
Indiana YMCA of Greater Indianapolis Construct a new YMCA in Pike Township. $250,000
Indiana Young Actors Theatre Inc. Educate inner-city youth on the dangers of drug abuse through modern theatrical performances. $60,000