As the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation has worked to improve the education, health and vitality of Indianapolis, we’ve commissioned a number of research projects and studies to help guide our efforts.

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September 2016

Even though smoking rates for U.S. adults have decreased from 45 percent to 15 percent since 1964, tobacco use remains a concerning and costly challenge to the economic development, health and quality of life of communities across the country.
College Matters is the Fairbanks Foundation's $15 million initiative to increase the number of Marion County high schoolers who enroll in college. Learn more.
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