CICF's mission is to inspire, support, and practice philanthropy, leadership, and service in its community.
CICF focuses on three areas that make central Indiana a better place to live for now and future generations; Grantmaking from a variety of funds to other effective not-for-profits; Community leadership on issues like helping families overcome obstacles, creating great public spaces, and embracing our ethnic communities; and Philanthropic advising to help people make their charitable giving more thoughtful and enjoyable
Can women lead the social enterprise revolution? Women are now starting social enterprises in rapidly-growing numbers. Women’s traits like compassion, long-term thinking, and social orientation are deemed as no longer weaknesses, but recognized as strengths.