HAMILTON COUNTY
COMMUNITY
FOUNDATION

YOUR COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

building a community where opportunity meets growth for everyone, and philanthropic efforts support not-for-profit organizations doing vital work

HAMILTON COUNTY
COMMUNITY
FOUNDATION

YOUR COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

building a community where opportunity meets growth for everyone, and philanthropic efforts support not-for-profit organizations doing vital work

HAMILTON COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

works with donors and not-for-profit organizations to improve and enhance our community for those that call Hamilton County home.


Simply put, we do three things:

 

GROW, LEVERAGE, AND ADVISE PHILANTHROPIC ASSETS

MAKE WISE CHARITABLE GRANTS TO NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

CREATE SOCIAL IMPACT BY LEADING ON CRITICAL COMMUNITY ISSUES

 

We are your community foundation. We are here to serve you.

  

Legacy Fund Announces New Name—Hamilton County Community Foundation

Tonight at its annual Celebration of Philanthropy event, Legacy Fund, the community foundation for Hamilton County, announced a new name and a new strategic vision. President Tom Kilian Jr. told a crowd of more than 400 that the organization will become Hamilton County Community Foundation. He also introduced a direction for the coming years that includes a focus on mental health, family and youth empowerment, and inclusive economic growth.

Community Pillar Awards 2018

Legacy Fund, the community foundation serving Hamilton County, has selected three Hamilton County residents to receive the Legacy Fund Community Pillar Awards. This year’s award recipients are Freedom Kolb, special projects officer for Hamilton Southeastern Schools, Judge Steven R. Nation, Hamilton County Superior Court No. 1, and Brenda Myers, president and CEO of Hamilton County Tourism. Honorees will be recognized at the 10th annual Celebration of Philanthropy at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, at Ritz Charles in Carmel, and will each have the opportunity to award $5,000 grant to the not-for-profit of their choice. Legacy Fund is the Hamilton County affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation.

$1.2 Million in Scholarships Awarded by CICF

156 STUDENTS RECEIVED NEW OR RENEWABLE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 2018-2019
Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) and its affiliates, The Indianapolis Foundation and Legacy Fund, serving Hamilton County, awarded 156 scholarships totaling over $1.2 million for the 2018-2019 academic year. Recipients received up to $40,000 and were chosen by multiple committees comprised of donors and community volunteers. A total of 39 scholarship funds created by donors at CICF and its affiliates made awards.