Legacy Fund, the Hamilton County affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation, announced $134,400 in grants will be awarded to 19 organizations. Grants were approved by the Legacy Fund board of directors and include grants selected by the LINK Youth Advisory Council, a grant-making council for high school students. Legacy Fund awarded 14 competitive grants to organizations.
It’s been a year since I came on board as the president of Legacy Fund, your community foundation serving Hamilton County. In that time, I have deeply immersed myself in the community to better understand the needs and opportunities, as well as assessing our current initiatives in Hamilton County. I have spoken to mayors, superintendents, corporate CEOs and community leaders, and in partnership with CICF, implemented a neighborhood ambassador program to better understand the pulse of the community.
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.