Dear friend,

As a valued partner of United Way of Central Indiana, I am pleased to share another inspiring announcement with you this afternoon.  

Thanks to you, our generous donors, United Way is making a significant investment in organizations that are committed to creating, implementing, and measuring innovative concepts to reverse the trends of generational poverty. Today, United Way is awarding $1 million in grants from the Social Innovation Fund to 12 community-based organizations to help thousands of individuals and families who need safe and affordable housing; access to healthy food, transportation, and education; pathways to better-paying jobs; and improved physical, mental and behavioral health.  

  • B4U FALL Inc.
  • Be Nimble Foundation
  • Eclectic Soul VOICES Corporation
  • Flanner House of Indianapolis, Inc.
  • Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana Inc.
  • Growing Places Indy
  • Indianapolis Legal Aid Society, Inc.
  • John H. Boner Neighborhood Centers, Inc.
  • Lutheran Child and Family Services of Indiana/Kentucky, Inc.
  • Public Advocates in Community re-Entry (PACE)
  • Patachou Foundation, Inc.
  • PATTERN Inc.

Click here to read a full description of each organization’s programming and learn more about the dedicated workgroup of community volunteers, board members and United Way staff who help make these investments possible.

Please join us in congratulating these 12 organizations for their promising programs and initiatives. 

We know there is increased interest in connecting the proven innovators in Central Indiana to the problems that persist in our community. United Way’s Social Innovation work invests and supports these new ideas aimed to accelerate progress and disrupt poverty at its core.

We promise to stay in touch and look forward to sharing the progress of this work. 

Thank you for your continued support. 

Ann D. Murtlow
President & CEO
United Way of Central Indiana