Lilly Endowment, Inc.

The Lilly Endowment, Inc. is an Indiana-polis-based private philantrhopic foundation established in 1873 by the members of the Lilly family; J.K. Lilly Sr., J.K. Lilly Jr., and Eli Lilly.

The foundation was formed through the stock gifts of their pharmaceutical company called the Eli Lilly and Company. However, the foundation is considered to be a separate entity from the company.

The foundation aims to help people in Indianapolis build a better life through supporting efforts of national significance and international projects.

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$6,225,629,363 - 2011-12-31
$7,734,860,156 - 2007-12-31


$250,350,852 - 2011-12-31
$341,863,979 - 2007-12-31

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Recent News from Lilly Endowment

Porter County Community Foundation responds to local needs
Foundation: Porter County Community Foundation , Lilly Endowment

Bill Higbie (left), president and CEO of the Porter County Community Foundation, and Rich Kneifel, of Kouts, discuss gift planning at the...more

Grant provides museum curator opportunity to study, organize exhibit around 1930s painting
Foundation: Lilly Endowment

The New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities grant program has invested more than $9.4 million toward IU faculty in the arts and humanities since...more

Schools reach out in effort to land Lilly grants
Foundation: Lilly Endowment

Melissa Brisco, superintendent of Alexandria Community Schools, talks with community leaders during a meeting to work on a plan for a grant...more

Grant paying for new round of Duke congregation survey
Foundation: Lilly Endowment

Lilly Endowment has made grants to Duke before, with recent awards supplying $6 million for Duke Divinity School's leadership...more

WeBo senior surprised with Lilly scholarship
Foundation: Community Foundation of Boone County, Lilly Endowment

Rod Rose | The Lebanon ReporterDREAM REALIZED: Alexis Klink (right) hugs Gabi Youran, communications director of the Community...more

Duke Receives $1.5 Million Grant to Study America's Evolving Congregations
Foundation: Lilly Endowment

Duke University will use a $1.5 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to expand ... in the Trinity College of Arts & Sciences and Duke Divinity...more

Duneland Schools awarded $50K Lilly grant for counseling services
Foundation: Lilly Endowment

The Duneland School Corporation has been awarded a $50,000 Lilly Endowment Counseling Initiative Planning Grant to help students...more

Foundations share night of celebration
Foundation: Lilly Endowment

The foundations award grants to nonprofit organizations in five categories: Art and Culture, Historical Preservation, Education, Health and...more

'Spitting on a forest fire': Grant funding sought for counseling services
Foundation: Lilly Endowment

The district is one of 284 schools to receive a grant. The aim is to increase the number of K-12 students who are “emotionally healthy,...more

Annenberg Foundation Launches Philanthropic Technology Initiative
Foundation: Annenberg Foundation , Lilly Endowment, Annenberg Foundation

Annenberg Foundation Launches Philanthropic Technology Initiative. March 5, 2017. The Annenberg Foundation has announced the launch of...more

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