Welcome to Central Indiana Community Foundation


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New User
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Returning User
Login using your email and password. Please be sure to review and update your organization and/or user profile before submitting your application.

Applying for Grants
For Information regarding our current grant opportunities, please visit our Grantseeker Guide. Before starting a grant application, reach out to your community leadership officer to discuss your needs, ideas, and alignment with our funding opportunities.

Current Grant Opportunities:
The Indianapolis Foundation Application:
December 12, 2022 - January 31, 2023
Elevation Grant Program: Thriving Neighborhoods
January 16, 2023 - March 3, 2023
Hamilton County Community Foundation Application:
January 17, 2023 - February 28, 2023

Applying for Scholarships
To find detailed information about each scholarship we offer and application process, please review our Scholarship Guidebook.

Current Scholarship Opportunities:
General Application Scholarships
November 2, 2022 - February 1, 2023
November 2, 2022 - March 10, 2023
Crooked Stick Scholarship
April 14, 2023 - June 2, 2023