• Directory of Indiana Grantmakers

    The online directory profiles approximately 1,000 foundations awarding grants in Indiana. Users can search by areas of interests, types of support or a specific keyword. This searchable database provides a comprehensive list based on select criteria which reduces the amount of time needed to find grantmakers.

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  • IPA/GIFT Statewide Conference

    The IPA/GIFT 2016 Statewide Conference will provide practical and provocative information on how Indiana foundations can position all of Indiana to thrive, not just in the next year, but in the next decade or two. 

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  • Get on the Map

    By sharing your grants data, you'll be helping to build (and get access to) a searchable mapping platform that will quickly show you who is funding what and where - anywhere in our region. Get on the Map is a partnership between the Indiana Philanthropy Alliance, The Foundation Center and the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers.

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  • A Snapshot of Promising Practices Among Indiana Foundations

    As a follow-up to our Giving in Indiana study, IPA is pleased to share this snapshot of promising practices for advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in Indiana philanthropy.

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  • Creating an Age- and Ability-Friendly Indiana

    IPA is part of a national initiative to help communities become great places to grow up and grow old.

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News and Insights

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

There is growing interest about impact investing by community foundations—and there should be! Investing assets into a project that provides a mission return to your community and a financial return back to your foundation can be an excellent idea.

Friday, April 22, 2016

A team of Indiana private foundation representatives and IPA staff joined 150+ foundation colleagues from across the country for the annual 

Friday, April 08, 2016

IPA’s role is to champion, support, and connect our members, so they can transform Indiana through effective philanthropy.

Upcoming Events

4 - 4

Derrin Slack of ProACT Indy and Ryan Steuer of Magnified Giving will explore concrete examples of service-learning projects that have an impact on the community and also engage the minds of youth.

11 - 11

Explore easy-to-use tools and share tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your board meetings.

12 - 12

This second Thursday monthly webinar series is scheduled to help guide any funders interested in getting on the map.

19 - 19
Independent Colleges of Indiana, 30 S. Meridian St., Suite 800, Indianapolis

Are your scholarship programs achieving the maximum impact for students?  In this seminar, led by a nationally-recognized scholarship consultant, and joined by university financial aid experts in the afternoon, we will explore the common facets of managing a scholarship program with an eye toward