Grants support the development of children ages birth through 18 years old in these Indiana counties - DeKalb, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben and Whitley
Eli Lilly and Company Foundation, Inc
Grants focus on improving patient outcomes; enhancing quality of life in communities in which Lilly has a presence, especially Indianapolis; and improving education and educational opportunities, with a priority on science. http://www.lilly.com/responsibility/foundation/
Indiana Humanities Council
Two annual grant programs: Humanities Initiative Grants to conduct public programs emphasizing the humanities, and Historic Preservation Education Grant to support educational projects related to historic structures. In 2009, the Council also is offering funds to assist in disaster recovery efforts of Indiana institutions affected by floods and severe weather in June and September, 2008. http://www.indianahumanities.org/Grants/index.htm
Indiana Space Grant Consortium
Promotes STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) workforce development, formal and informal education, research, and dissemination of activities, content, and opportunities for the state of Indiana.
Proposals in three program areas: community development, education and religion. Also interested in initiatives that benefit youth, that foster philanthropic leadership education among nonprofit institutions, and that promote the causes of philanthropy and volunteerism http://www.lillyendowment.org/guidelines.html
Lumina Foundation makes grants within the United States and Indiana. Grants focus on awareness, improved access and preparedness for higher education, and increased productivity across the higher education system. The median grant size is approximately $100,000-250,000 for one to three years.
Nina Pulliam Charitable Trust
Seeks to help people in need, especially women, children and families; to protect animals and nature; and to enrich community life in the metropolitan areas of Indianapolis and Phoenix. For environmental requests, the Trust considers proposals from charitable organizations throughout Arizona and Indiana, if the project has statewide impact.
Established by Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning to promote the success of disadvantaged youth (ages 6-18) through programs that provide leadership, growth, and opportunities for children at risk.
Funds programs and organizations that play a role in: 1) building an economic foundation for strong neighborhoods, and 2) helping neighborhoods flourish and thrive. Safeco also participates in programs and projects that are unique to the Puget Sound.
SIA Foundation (Subaru of Indiana Automotive)
Grants aim to improve the quality of life and help meet the needs of the residents of the State of Indiana. Grants support specific capital projects in the areas of: arts and culture, education, health and welfare. http://www.siafoundation.org/
Summer Youth Program Fund (SYPF)
Marion County funding collaborative that provides grants and other resources to support summer programs serving youth. The Fund includes 11 local and national partners that provide support to more than 170 summer programs with a single application form. http://www.cicf.org/page26437.cfm
The Ackerman Foundation
Grants are made predominantly to central Indiana organizations as well as a few national medical research institutions. The foundation focuses on Indiana cultural institutions and organizations benefiting health and human services, community development, and education. Grant requests are considering for both operating funds and capital campaigns. http://ackermanfoundation.com/