INDIANAPOLIS (Inside INdiana Business) — Glick Philanthropies has granted more than $250,000 to central Indiana arts and education organizations. The charitable organization awards grants bi-annually to tax-exempt organizations in communities where the Gene B. Glick Company operates.
“Glick Philanthropies is committed to building strong, vibrant communities,” said David Barrett, vice chairperson, president and CEO of Glick Family Foundation and president of Glick Housing Foundation. “A strong community means access to safe, affordable housing, programs to meet the basic needs of our most vulnerable neighbors and initiatives that deepen our connection through the arts. We’re proud to support these organizations that are building community and creating opportunity for our neighbors.”
This round of grants focused on key areas, including empowering the far east side of Indianapolis, ensuring children have access to education and creating vibrant communities through arts, among other areas.
These organizations received grants:
Arts & Creative Expression
- Artrageous with Nate (Fractured Atlas)
- Indiana Performing Arts Centre, Technical Theatre Apprenticeship Program
- Indiana Artisan, Website Redevelopment Project
- Arts Council of Indianapolis, Indy Arts & Culture COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund – Round II
- Arts Council of Indianapolis, Murals for Racial Justice Project
- Reach for Youth, Re-engaging youth in academics and preparing for success
- Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis, Young Women in Leadership
- Starfish Initiative, College success and economic mobility for Far Eastside students
- RISE INDY (Education United for Indy), Empowering Innovation School teachers to advocate for safer eastside neighborhoods
Helping Those in Need & Self-Sufficiency
- Glick Gives Fund, Project Fresh Start matching grant
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