Foundation / Corporation
Central Indiana Community Foundation - Central Indiana Senior Fund
Grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to Central Indiana nonprofit organizations to benefit low and moderate-income older adults, with an emphasis on isolated and underserved populations. Concept papers are required prior to submitting a full application and some applicants may be required to contact the grants officer prior to submitting a proposal. Program areas include basic needs, health and wellness, life-affirming opportunities, and living environment of choice. Priority will be given to organizations which did not receive 2018 CISF funding.
Types of Grant Awards
CISF typically awards grants to provide operating, program and capacity building support.
-Operating – Operating requests are considered for organizations whose mission is to serve seniors.
-Program – Program requests are considered for senior focused programs.
-Capacity Building – CISF is willing to entertain capacity building proposals from organizations whose mission is to serve seniors or from organizations for which seniors constitute a vast majority of their clients. Organizations wishing to apply for a capacity building grant should first contact Julie Koegel.
The fund has identified four main impact areas for their giving:
-Health & wellness
-Living environment of choice
For additional information for on Giving Areas please see: https://www.cicf.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/2019-CISF-Grant-Guidelines.pdf#page=3
GrantWatch ID#: 155518
Grant size ranges from $5,000 to $50,000.
-Operating – Operating requests are considered up to $50,000 for organizations whose mission is to serve seniors.
-Program – Program requests are considered up to $50,000 for senior focused programs.
CISF reserves the right to partially fund proposals.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit a Concept Proposal through the CICF portal:
For more information about the Central Indiana Senior Fund, contact:
CICF consultant for Women's Fund and Central Indiana Senior Fund
Central Indiana Community Foundation
615 N Alabama St. #119
Indianapolis, IN 46204-1498
USA: Indiana: Central Indiana 8-County Region (Marion and the 7 surrounding counties)