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

School News – August 21
Foundation: Lilly Endowment

To apply, visit Information can be found on the Heritage Fund — The Community...more

GOLD STANDARD: NA-FC Schools counseling initiative focuses on students' mental health
Foundation: Lilly Endowment

We really needed to address our students' mental health." ... Earlier this year, the district applied for a significant grant through Lilly Endowment...more

Counseling Team updates ACSC board
Foundation: Lilly Endowment

In addition to the grant update, the group discussed its goals along with mental health incidents and statistics in the school corporation. “We've done...more

Grants help local CRADLES programs stay on the right path
Foundation: Lilly Endowment

Local children's organizations are joining forces and offering financial help to get on the Paths to QUALITY. Grants for $10,000 each were awarded...more

Deadline for Lilly Endowment Scholarship nears
Foundation: Daviess County Community Foundation, Knox County Community Foundation, Lilly Endowment

In addition to the Lilly Endowment, the Daviess County Community Foundation, which was established in 1993, also offers several other...more

Lilly Endowment Scholarship available now for Steuben County
Foundation: Steuben County Community Foundation, Lilly Endowment

Applications are due back to the Community Foundation by 4:30 p.m. September 15. This is a paper application that is not administered online...more

2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program
Foundation: Lilly Endowment

Home / Grant County Community Corner / 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program. 2017 Lilly Endowment Community...more

Application for 2018 Lilly Scholarship now open through Putnam Foundation
Foundation: Putnam County Community Foundation, Lilly Endowment

The Putnam County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. The...more

Notre Dame to partner with South Bend schools to offer gospel choirs
Foundation: Lilly Endowment

SOUTH BEND — The University of Notre Dame's Sacred Music program is in ... by a new $1.6 million grant Notre Dame received from the Indianapolis-based ... Notre Dame already provides various arts...more

Grant to Expand Eskenazi Health Program
Foundation: Lilly Endowment

Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded a $1.5 million grant to Eskenazi Health and the Eskenazi Health Foundation, also based in...more

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