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

Counseling program overhaul gets big grant boost
Foundation: Lilly Endowment

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Foundation: Lilly Endowment

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Grants Roundup: $10 Million From Lilly Endowment to International African American Museum
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Lilly Endowment awards Madison-Grant counseling grant
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Madison-Grant, which services students from Summitville, is using its ... Youth Institute — to develop proposals for the implementation grants...more

Tami Silverman: Lilly counseling grant spurs innovations for student success
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Those complex and pressing social-emotional needs came up repeatedly across the 90 school districts with which the Indiana Youth Institute...more

BCSC receives $1.1 million to strengthen counseling programs
Foundation: Lilly Endowment

BCSC received a $100,000 grant earlier this year from Heritage Fund — The ... BCSC sought the Lilly Endowment grant after school counselors indicated ... Jensen said he hopes to leverage services...more

Cumberland Community Foundation announces $307500 in grants
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The Cumberland Community Foundation oversees grant programs and ... “Everyone knows that investing in our youth paves a brighter future for...more

Grant will help ZCS revamp counseling program
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The planning grant allowed ZCS leaders to study positive counseling ... Inc. for in-school and outside mental health counseling services, the...more

SW School Corp. receives Lilly Endowment grant
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Currently, the high school has two full-time guidance counselors, while the other three schools are served by two part-time mental health...more

Community foundation names Lilly finalists
Foundation: Lilly Endowment

The Cass County Community Foundation has chosen seven student finalists for the 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program,...more

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