Since its establishment in 1986, the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation has awarded more than $285 million in grants. Information on grants awarded since the Foundation’s inception can be found below. Information on the Foundation’s largest grants awarded can be found on the Largest Grants Awarded page.

You may search grants by keyword or filter by focus area, category, amount and year awarded using the tool below. Please note that the Foundation’s current focus areas are Education, Health and the Vitality of Indianapolis.

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Dove Recovery House for Women

$300,000 | 2021 (12 MONTHS)
Health | Substance Use Disorder
Capital support for Dove House’s facility expansion
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Overdose Lifeline

$35,000 | 2021 (12 MONTHS)
Health | Substance Use Disorder
Support for distribution of fentanyl test strips in Marion County
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Indiana Department of Health

$250,000 | 2021 (12 MONTHS)
Health | Public Health
Support for Indiana’s Public Health Commission
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Central Indiana Corporate Partnership Foundation

$25,000 | 2021 (8 MONTHS)
Education | K-12
Gap funding for the Marion County eLearning Network Pilot Project in partnership with Energy Systems Network and Indiana 5G
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Indy Championships Legacy

$10,000 | 2021 (8 MONTHS)
Education | K-12
Support for the Indiana Learning Lab
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United Way of Central Indiana

$244,550 | 2021 (3 MONTHS)
Education | K-12
Support for community engagement related to the Marion County eLearning Network Pilot Project
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Teach for America

$1,000,000 | 2021 (24 MONTHS)
Education | K-12
General operating support
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Early Learning Indiana

$100,000 | 2021 (36 MONTHS)
Education | Pre-K
Support for the implementation and evaluation of Getting on Track Early for School Success (Getting on Track) in Marion County to improve preschool math, oral language and emergent literacy skills.
A realistic path to addressing racial disparities for Marion County students. Read the recommendations now.
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