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.

Collaboration Spurs Innovation, Strengthens Economy, and Creates Opportunity

The 16 Tech Innovation District is a one-of-a-kind economic engine for the city dedicated to world-changing innovation and commercial breakthroughs by bringing together entrepreneurs, academics, corporations and creatives in a single place designed to spark the exchange of ideas that leads to innovation. 16 Tech is committed to inclusive economic growth and will bring thousands of jobs to the city.

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.