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.


Web Address

www.lillyendowment.org/

Social Media Links

Twitter - @lillyendowment

Foundation RSS Feeds

News - www.lillyendowment.org/communications.php#cd

Assets

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


Giving

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


Foundation Grants and Resources


  

Recent News from Lilly Endowment


$40 million Lilly Endowment Grant to Support STEM Students and Jobs
Foundation: Lilly Endowment

Purdue University recently announced a $40 million Lilly Endowment grant to Purdue Research Foundation. The grant aims to help create Purdue's Engineering and Polytechnic Gateway Complex, a project...more

Can Online Preschool Program Prepare Children for Kindergarten?
Foundation: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Lilly Endowment

Purdue University recently announced a $40 million Lilly Endowment grant to Purdue Research Foundation. The grant aims to help create Purdue's Engineering and Polytechnic Gateway Complex, a project...more

Local support wins $1 million Lilly Endowment grant for Community Foundation
Foundation: Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Lilly Endowment

MUNCIE, Ind. – Community donations and pledges have enabled the Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County to capture a $1...more

ROI report approved community can now seek grants
Foundation: Daviess County Community Foundation, Lilly Endowment

Daviess County now has an improvement plan, and community leaders are anxious to get started with its implementation. A 76-page Quality of...more

ROI report approved community can now seek grants
Foundation: Daviess County Community Foundation, Lilly Endowment

The Ready Communities Plan involved several area organizations like the Daviess County Community Foundation, Purdue Extension...more

2019 Indy Jazz Fest set for September
Foundation: Central Indiana Community Foundation, Woodard Family Foundation, Lilly Endowment

... Indiana Community Foundation; the VanRiper Woodard Family Foundation; Arts Council of Indianapolis; Arthur Jordan Foundation and the...more

Russell and Betty Bane Family Community Fund established
Foundation: Rush County Community Foundation, Lilly Endowment

“In the five + years I've worked at the Rush County Community Foundation, this fund is one of the most meaningful I've had the opportunity to assist...more

Football teams are turning over hunger
Foundation: Ripley County Community Foundation, Lilly Endowment

At the end of the season, the community foundation collects the pledges and the proceeds are donated to local food pantries. Working together,...more

Lilly Endowment Inc. makes new grants to save historic churches
Foundation: Lilly Endowment

The National Fund launched in 2016 with nearly $14 million in grants from the Indiana-based Lilly Endowment. Since then, the National Fund...more

Lilly Scholarship applications now being accepted
Foundation: LaGrange County Community Foundation, Lilly Endowment

With the support of Independent Colleges of Indiana and Lilly Endowment Inc., LaGrange County Community Foundation offers one...more



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