(INDIANAPOLIS – May 21, 2015) . . . The International Center has received a $35,000 grant from the Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of the Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF), which will support The Center’s Festival Fund.
The Festival Fund serves internationally-focused organizations and their events in the greater Indianapolis area that enrich cultural life by celebrating cultural expression and encourage understanding and appreciation for different cultures. Sponsorship preference is provided to events promoting education about the nations that represent the residents of Central Indiana and that highlight the arts, cultures, foods and traditions of those nations. Qualifying community organizations may apply to receive funding to support their international or cultural event in a grant award ranging from $500-$2,000.
Additional support for the Festival Fund is provided by the Christel DeHaan Family Foundation. More information about guidelines, qualifications and application materials can be found here.
About The International Center
The International Center is a catalyst to inform, convene and connect public private and civic global objectives in Indiana. For more than 40 years, The International Center has served as a guide to the world’s cultural landscape, and a catalyst for the state’s international growth. Working in collaboration with businesses, organizations, government agencies, educational institutions and individual citizens, The Center expands Indiana’s global interest through a variety of programs and services and through convening diverse interests who share common international goals. The International Center is a member of Global Ties, U.S. For more information visit The Center’s website at https://internationalcenter.org.
About Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF)
Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) is a $720 million public foundation transforming the lives of Central Indiana residents in three ways: consulting donors, family foundations and their professional advisors on charitable giving; awarding grants to effective not-for-profit organizations; and providing leadership to address community needs and seize opportunities. CICF was established in 1997 as a partnership between The Indianapolis Foundation, serving Marion County since 1916, and Legacy Fund, serving Hamilton County since 1991. For more information about CICF, call 317.634.2423 or visit http://www.cicf.org.