Lily Endowment Awards $2.4 Million to Support Summer Programming

The Lily Endowment of Indianapolis, has awarded 185 youth serving programs, along with a coalition of 9 other funders dedicated to supporting Marion County Youth. The Summer Youth Program Fund, which Lilly Endowment established with The Indianapolis Foundation in 1995, fosters collaboration among grantmakers and streamlines the application process for organizations seeking funding for their summer programs.

In addition, the Endowment awarded $571,127 to 31 organizations for capital projects that will support their summer programs. These grants will fund facility renovations and the purchase of computer equipment and vans to transport program participants, among other things.

The following organizations have received grants from the Endowment:

Adult and Child Center – $11,500

Aftercare for Indiana Through Mentoring – $6,000

Agape Therapeutic Riding Center – $3,250

American Diabetes Association, Indiana Affiliate – $11,000

Anglican Church of Resurrection – $4,000

Art With a Heart – $14,000

Asante Children’s Theatre – $3,500

Athenaeum Turners School of Physical Education

and the Performing Arts – $5,000

At-Your-School (AYS) Child Services – $3,000

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana – $3,000

Bosma Industries for the Blind – $5,000

Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis (5) – $45,000

Brebeuf Preparatory School – $2,500

Brightwood Community Center – $6,500

Broadway United Methodist Church – $8,350

Brooke’s Place for Grieving Young People – $6,500

Burmese American Community Institute – $7,500

Butler University – $7,500

Camptown – $12,000

Care for Kids Foundation – $5,000

Catholic Charities Indianapolis (2) – $15,800

Catholic Youth Organization – $6,500

Children’s Museum of Indianapolis – $7,500

Christamore House – $5,000

Christel House Academy – $5,000

Claude McNeal’s Musical Theatre Training Program – $7,000

Coburn Place Safe Haven – $4,500

Community Action of Greater Indianapolis – $4,500

Community Alliance of the Far Eastside (CAFE) – $22,000

Community Health Network Foundation – $6,000

Concord Center Association – $24,500

Corinthian Baptist Church – $5,500

Cosmo Knights Scholarship Fund – $7,000  Damar Services – $7,000

Dance Kaleidoscope – $2,500

Day Nursery Association of Indianapolis – $5,000

Dayspring Center – $7,500

Diabetic Youth Foundation of Indiana – $11,000

Dyslexia Institute of Indiana – $9,000

East Tenth United Methodist Children and Youth Center – $14,500

Edna Martin Christian Center (2) – $16,000

Englishton Park Presbyterian Ministries – $6,000

Entrepreneurial Ventures in Education – $40,000

Fay Biccard Glick Neighborhood Center at Crooked Creek – $7,000

Felege Hiywot Center – $10,000

First-Meridian Heights Presbyterian Church – $15,000

First Samuel Missionary Baptist Church – $7,000

Flanner House – $13,000

Fletcher Place Community Center – $4,000

Footlite Musicals – $5,500

Forest Manor Multi-Service Center – $20,000

Freetown Village – $17,000

Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (2) – $10,000

Girls Inc. – $10,000

Good News Mission – $4,000

Gorgeous Ladies Acting Maturely (G.L.A.M.) – $5,000

Great Commission Church of God – $11,500

Happy Hollow Children’s Camp – $20,000

Harrison Center for the Arts – $9,500

Hawthorne Social Service Association – $20,000

Health and Hospital Corp. – $5,000

Health and Science Innovations – $6,000

Hear Indiana – $7,500

Hemophilia of Indiana (2) – $6,000

Iibada Dancers – $4,500

Immanuel Presbyterian Church – $2,700

Indiana Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church – $3,000

Indiana Deaf Camps Foundation – $5,500  Indiana Golf Foundation – $6,000

Indiana Latino Institute – $6,000

Indiana Performing Arts Centre – $5,000

Indiana School for the Deaf – $5,000

Indiana Sports Corp. – $7,500

Indiana State Museum Foundation – $4,200

Indianapolis Algebra Project – $33,500

Indianapolis Art Center – $10,000

Indianapolis Children’s Choir – $5,500

Indianapolis Housing Agency – $21,000

Indianapolis Interfaith Hospitality Network – $3,000

Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library Foundation – $7,500

Indianapolis Museum of Art – $5,000

Indianapolis Parks Foundation (5) – $35,000

Indianapolis Soap Box Derby Association – $4,000

Jackson Center for Conductive Education – $1,000

James Whitcomb Riley Memorial Association – $8,000

Jameson Camp – $19,000

John H. Boner Community Center (2) – $13,500

Julian Center – $3,500

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful – $4,000

La Plaza (2) – $23,500

Lawrence United Methodist Church – $5,000

LifeBridge Community – $3,500

Life Line Community Center – $5,000

Lillian Davis Foundation – $6,430

Little Red Door Cancer Agency – $8,500

Lutheran Child & Family Services of Indiana – $8,500

Madame Walker Urban Life Center – $7,500

Marian University – $7,500

Marion County Commission on Youth – $7,500

Mary Rigg Neighborhood Center – $29,000

Metropolitan School District of Pike Township – $7,500

Metropolitan School District of Washington Township – $6,000

Miracle Place – $5,000  Mission Indy – $3,500

Montessori Educational Charity – $6,000

Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church – $6,500

Muscular Dystrophy Association – $7,000

Music for All – $9,000

National Junior Tennis League of Indianapolis – $11,250

Net Literacy Corp. (dba Senior Connects Corp.) – $15,000

New Beginnings Church – $4,000

New Covenant Church & Ministries – $5,500

Noble of Indiana – $7,250

Northside New Era Community Outreach – $4,500

Oaks Academy – $5,500

Oasis Christian Community Development Corp. – $7,000

100 Black Men of Indianapolis – $23,000

Partners for Lawrence – $4,000

Pathway Resource Center – $6,500

Peace Learning Center (2) – $16,500

People’s Burn Foundation of Indiana – $7,000

Philharmonic Orchestra of Indianapolis – $9,000

Pro 100 (dba TeenWorks) – $20,500

Project Endure – $4,000

Project SEED – $21,500

Promise Land Christian Community Church – $6,000

Purdue University – $7,280

Ruth Lilly Health Education Center – $6,000

St. Florian Center – $26,000

St. John’s Community Care Services – $6,000

St. Richard’s School – $20,000

Salvation Army (3) – $15,900

Saturday Evening Post Society – $6,000

School on Wheels – $4,000

Shepherd Community (2) – $20,500

Social Health Association of Indiana – $14,000

Southeast Community Services – $7,000

Speedway Baptist Church – $6,300  Speedway United Methodist Church – $4,000

SpringHill Camps – $3,500

Stacey Toran Foundation – $7,500

Starfish – $5,000

Storytelling Arts of Indiana – $4,000

Symphonic Youth Orchestra of Greater Indianapolis – $4,000

Trinity House Academy – $4,500

United Way of Central Indiana – $15,000

Urban Arts Consortium of Indianapolis – $5,500

VSA Indiana – $7,500

Westminster Neighborhood Ministries – $9,500

Writers’ Center of Indianapolis (dba Indiana Writers Center) – $7,000

YMCA of Indianapolis (13) – $62,450

Young Audiences of Indiana (2) – $20,000

Young Life Indianapolis Urban – $3,000

Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church – $6,500

Capital grants were made to the following 31 organizations:

Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis – $22,118

Burmese American Community Institute – $25,000

Butler University – $15,661

Camptown – $25,000

Christamore House – $25,000

Christel House Academy – $18,301

Coburn Place Safe Haven – $25,000

Community Alliance of the Far Eastside (CAFE) – $6,884

Concord Center Association – $2,593

Edna Martin Christian Center – $20,000

Englishton Park Presbyterian Ministries – $15,121

Felege Hiywot Center – $10,000

Great Commission Church of God – $22,679

Happy Hollow Children’s Camp – $24,999

Hawthorn Social Service Association – $14,700

Health and Science Innovations – $24,217

Indiana Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church – $1,927  Indiana State Museum Foundation – $1,286

Indianapolis Parks Foundation – $20,255

Indianapolis Soap Box Derby Association – $25,000

Jameson Camp – $21,500

John H. Boner Community Center – $25,000

La Plaza – $25,000

Lutheran Child & Family Services of Indiana – $20,000

Peace Learning Center – $4,539

Pro 100 (dba TeenWorks) – $25,000

Promise Land Christian Community Church – $25,000

Social Health Association of Indiana – $19,749

VSA Indiana – $21,167

Young Audiences of Indiana – $18,012

Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church – $20,419

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