ADVANCING THE VITALITY OF INDIANAPOLIS AND THE WELL-BEING OF ITS PEOPLE

Indianapolis is a great city with even greater potential. Working with our grantees and other key partners, we focus on addressing some of the city’s biggest challenges, with an aim toward fostering system-wide changes that positively impact the people of Indianapolis.

Report Includes Recommendations for Reducing Racial Disparities in Marion County Education

New data shows gaps in outcomes between Black and Hispanic students and their white peers have widened, due in large part to the pandemic. Our entire community must focus its attention on this worsening crisis and act with urgency to ensure all children, regardless of background, have an equal opportunity to receive a high-quality education.

Through grantmaking, research, communications and collaboration focused on three core areas, we aim to maximize our impact on Indianapolis.

We have committed more than $13 million to help Marion County schools identify, implement and sustain proven substance use prevention programs.

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To guide our work, the Foundation commissions research projects focused on issues affecting education, health and the vitality of Indianapolis.