United Way and City of Indianapolis to provide Restart Grants to nonprofit organizations in Marion County

INDIANAPOLIS – Today, United Way of Central Indiana and the City of Indianapolis have announced their partnership to help nonprofit organizations in Marion County take the precautionary steps to safely re-open their facilities to the...

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Not A Return to Normal

May 25th 7p-9p

By Ann Murtlow   We’ve arrived at the two-and-a-half-month mark since United Way of Central Indiana joined with Lilly Endowment, CICF (through the Glick Fund and The Indianapolis Foundation), Eli Lilly and Company Foundation, Richard...

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Tech: Responding to Need at Lightning Speed

By Lauren Petersen I’m a proud United Way board member and chair of the Technology Fund work group, a small group of us “techies” who want to use our skills in meaningful ways to help...

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7 Ways to Thank a Frontline Worker

Nurses. Doctors. Grocery store employees. Delivery drivers. Nonprofit employees. Warehouse workers. First responders. Cleaners. Today we’re celebrating the admirable ways our community’s frontline workers have stepped up during the COVID-19 crisis. Even while knowing their...

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Taking “Care” of Boone County: How The Caring Center is Addressing Hunger in Lebanon

The impact from closures and stay-at-home orders meant to limit the spread of COVID-19 is being felt in communities large and small. While these abrupt changes to our daily lives are designed to contain the...

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United Way Celebrates International Women’s Day with a Tribute to Bedel Financial Consulting’s Elaine Bedel

Someone once gave Elaine Bedel a card that said, fearless. In it, the message thanked her for her willingness to make the world a better place, sharing her talents with others, and doing the things...

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United Way Awards Second Round of Family Opportunity Fund Grants

In this cycle, more than $565,000 awarded to four community-based organizations for programs intended to strengthen the health and well-being of families For the fiscal year, United Way’s impact fund investments in basic needs, family...

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Impact Funds: A Year in Review

During the 2019-2020 fiscal year, United Way’s Impact Fund investments in basic needs, family opportunity and social innovation total $9.4 million. In addition to more than $3.5 million from the Family Opportunity Fund, United Way...

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Eli Lilly and Company Foundation Corporate Challenge Match

  During the last twelve months, United Way of Central Indiana has been hard at work executing an impact strategy to improve the quality of life and well-being of our entire six-county region. However, accomplishing...

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Black History Month Spotlight: Judge Tanya Walton Pratt

Much progress has been made in our country’s judicial system throughout the span of our country’s history, however, numbers show there is still a lack of diversity among judges and lawyers in the United States....

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