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RMFF RELEASE: $10 MILLION GRANT WILL REVITALIZE INDIANAPOLIS MUSEUM ART & NATURE PARK AND GROW ITS CAPACITY TO SERVE

Funding from the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation will support enhancements to art, trails, parking, nature conservation and more at the Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park INDIANAPOLIS (March 20, 2019) —An Indianapolis art and nature destination will expand its reach and community impact through improved infrastructure, upgrades to enhance accessibility, and new art installations, all supported by $10 million from the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation. The 10-year grant announced toda…

RMFF RELEASE: INDIANA’S OBESITY RATE RANKS 12th IN U.S., COSTING HOOSIERS $8.5 BILLION ANNUALLY

New report shows environmental factors have driven growth in Indiana’s obesity rates and recommends collective action to address the health epidemic. INDIANAPOLIS (March 13, 2019) — One in three Hoosier adults is obese, and more than two in three are overweight or obese, costing Indiana an estimated $8.5 billion in 2017– most of which is borne by households and the private sector. A report released today by the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation underscores these findings, showing that obe…

RMFF RELEASE: $1.15 MILLION INVESTMENT WILL HELP MORE INDIANAPOLIS STUDENTS NAVIGATE DECISIONS AROUND DRUGS, ALCOHOL

Five grants continue Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation’s three-year initiative to invest in proven drug-prevention programming, bring total number of students reached to 83,000 INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 28, 2019) — As part of its robust effort to prevent substance misuse among young people, the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation today announced a $1.15 million investment to help 29 Marion County K-12 schools implement drug prevention programs. The five grant recipients include the Metropolitan School…
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