Corporate Partners

We appreciate all the hard work our corporate partners in Central Indiana have put into supporting our causes.

Spirit United

This prestigious award is the most significant honor that United Way of Central Indiana can bestow on a company. Winners have the highest commitment to our community, and they show it by giving, advocating and volunteering with true passion. The 2019 Spirit United recipients were J.C. Hart Company, Krieg DeVault and Pacers Sports & Entertainment.

J.C. Hart Company

J.C. Hart Company has been in operation since 1976. The J.C. Hart family of Associates endeavor to exemplify the Core Values of the company with its Purpose to “Make your home an enjoyable living experience” as we strive to reach our BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal) of 12,000 apartment homes and enjoyable living experiences by 2025!

Learn more about J.C. Hart Company

Krieg DeVault

Krieg DeVault is a full-service law firm with 7 regional offices and a diversified commercial law practice encompassing more than 30 areas of client and industry services. For clients throughout the Midwest and across the country, Krieg DeVault provides clear, practical legal advice with a focus on delivering exceptional client service. The firm is a recognized leader in areas of financial institutions, health care law, corporate and securities law, commercial and civil litigation, employment law and employee benefits, employee stock ownership plans, public finance, municipal law, real estate, governmental relations, as well as other fields.

Learn more about Krieg DeVault

Pacers Sports & Entertainment

Pacers Sports & Entertainment is an integrated sports and entertainment company including the Indiana Pacers (NBA), Indiana Fever (WNBA), Fort Wayne Mad Ants (NBA G League), Pacers Gaming (NBA 2K League), Pacers Foundation, Inc., and operations of Bankers Life Fieldhouse arena. Its team of inspired and dedicated employees has a shared purpose of winning through a commitment to excellence, serving the local community and entertaining fans and guests.

Learn more about Pacers Sports & Entertainment

Corporate Resources

We created a workplace toolkit for two key purposes. First, to align the branding of United Way and its workplace partners. Second, to provide resources - such as email samples, print materials, best practice guidelines and photography - that align with the new United Way Digital Brand Guidelines.

View the Workplace Marketing Toolkit

Corporate Recognition

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Impact Area Awards

Impact Area Awards

These awards recognize corporate partners for "Going Above and Beyond" in each of our four impact areas - Education, Financial Stability, Health and Basic Needs

2018 recipients of the award were:
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Indiana
  • Cripe Architects + Engineers
  • Cummins, Inc.
  • Huntington National Bank
  • Noble
  • RJE buiness interiors
  • State Auto Insurance
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
 
Applications and guidelines are sent to all United Way of Central Indiana corporate partners. Nominations are completed by the companies and returned to United Way of Central Indiana.

An internal cross functional team will select the finalists and winners based on the completed nominations.

If you have any questions, please contact Steve Campbell.

Exceptional Executive Award

Exceptional Executive Award

The Exceptional Executive Award, recognizes a premier executive who championed United Way engagement and giving. Exceptional Executives, in our corporate partners, are key to bringing our mission to life!

By supporting and encouraging their teams to get engaged with United Way of Central Indiana, these Exceptional Executives are making a huge impact in our community.

2018 recipient: Kirsten Casteel, Eli Lilly and Company

If you have any questions, please contact Steve Campbell.

Exceptional Engagement Coordinator Award

Exceptional Engagement Coordinator Award

The Exceptional Engagement Coordinator Award, recognizes a premier engagement coordinator for their efforts with the employee giving in their company. Exceptional Engagement Coordinators are at the forefront of all of the activities surrounding our corporate partners.

These individuals take on the added responsibility of spearheading giving and volunteering initiatives in order to make an amazing impact in our community, and are the United Way of Central Indiana ambassadors within their organization.

2018 recipient: Brianna Saunders, Indianapolis Power & Light Company

If you have any questions, please contact Steve Campbell.

Top Community Investors

Top Community Investors

The most successful partners are the stars of our show at the Annual Meeting. They are invited to accept their awards on-stage, in front of nearly 1,000 corporate and community leaders.

Our top investors of 2018 were:
  • Allison Transmission, Inc., and UAW Local #933
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Indiana
  • AT&T Inc., CWA & IBEW
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • Citizens Energy Group
  • CNO Financial Group, Inc.
  • Community Health Network
  • Corteva Agriscience
  • Cummins, Inc.
  • Duke Energy
  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
  • Gene B. Glick Company, Inc.
  • Indiana University Health
  • The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of CICF
  • Indianapolis Power & Light Company
  • Lilly Endowment Inc.
  • OneAmerica
  • Ruth Lilly Philanthropic Foundation
  • The Indianapolis Foundation
  • UPS

Spirit United

Spirit United

Through unparalleled combinations of financial, resource and volunteer commitments, these award-winners stand apart when it comes to supporting United Way of Central Indiana.

Past Spirit United honorees:
2018: Hachette Book Group, HomeBank SB, Hulman & Company, National Bank of Indianapolis
2017: Cummins, Inc., Deloitte, Gregory & Appel Insurance, KAR Auction Services
2016: Gander Mountain Distribution Center, Gene B. Glick Company, PepsiCo/Gaterade, Regions Bank
2015: Delta Faucet Company, RJE Business Interiors and United Water
2014: August Mack Environmental, Covance, Faegre Baker Daniels and Dow AgroSciences
2013: Duke Realty, Ice Miller, Indianapolis Power & Light Company and Roche Diagnostics
2012: Allison Transmission Inc. and UAW Local #933, BKD LLP, CNO Financial Group Inc. and Community Health Network
2011: Barnes & Thornburg LLP, LDI, Ltd, LLC, OneAmerica and St. Vincent Health
2010: Herff Jones Inc., ProLiance Energy LLC, State Bank of Lizton and UPS
2009: Citizens Energy Group, Eli Lilly and Company, RJE business interiors and Walker

Company That Cares

Company That Cares

United Way of Central Indiana’s Company that Cares award celebrates the companies that have made an exceptional commitment to United Way campaigns and partnerships. These companies have exceeded their goals and display exceptional commitment during the year and the annual campaign.

By running a successful workplace campaign, you could join an outstanding group that’s leading the way in meaningful impact throughout Central Indiana.

As an award recipient, your organization will stand out in the community as part of a select group that has shown special concern and compassion for Central Indiana. Company that Cares award winners receive:
  • A beautiful award that recognizes your organization's commitment to the community
  • Recognition in United Way publications
  • A tool kit that includes co-branded materials


Company that Cares Award applications must be submitted no later than February 22, 2019.



If you have any questions, please contact Steve Campbell.