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Here’s how the new Charitable Grants program works. Each year, the Foundation identifies funding themes based on pressing needs in Indianapolis. These themes guide the selection of six Indianapolis organizations that are addressing these needs in our city. Organizations cannot apply to the Charitable Grants program, and the grants are awarded on a one-time basis.  

In 2018, @RMFFIndy launched Prevention Matters, a multi-year grant initiative that aims to help Marion County schools identify, implement and sustain evidence-based substance use prevention programs. Learn more about lessons learned from the initiative:

Thirty-five years after its creation, @RMFFIndy continues to focus on strategic grantmaking, research and evaluation, and cross-sector collaboration to advance the vitality of Indianapolis and the well-being of its people.