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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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Recent News from Lilly Endowment

Marlo Thomas celebrates Thanks and Giving's 20th year and $1 billion raised for St. Jude hospital
Foundation: Lilly Endowment

He meant no child anywhere.” _____. Associated Press coverage of philanthropy and nonprofits receives support through the AP's collaboration with...more

Philanthropy Funds Market Is Thriving Worldwide
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

This report researches the worldwide Philanthropy Funds market size (value, capacity, production and consumption) in key regions like North America, Europe, Asia Pacific (China, Japan) and other...more

Ten High School Seniors Recognized as Finalists for Monroe County'S Lilly Endowment ...
Foundation: Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County, Lilly Endowment

Ten high school seniors in Bloomington, Ind., have been named as finalists for the Lilly Endowment's Monroe County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program. Only two of the 10 will be...more

Exhibit Columbus plans 'Activations in Place' - The Republic News
Foundation: Columbus Foundation, Lilly Endowment

Activations in Place is made possible by Heritage Fund—The Community Foundation of Bartholomew County with grant support from Lilly Endowment...more

Clarification: US-Philanthropy-Gates-Foundation story - Quartz
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Lilly Endowment

In a story published September 20, 2023, The Associated Press reported on the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's $200 million pledge to...more

Lilly Endowment Inc. Reduces Stake in Eli Lilly and Co.
Foundation: Lilly Endowment

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has a big stake in Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY), and it's about to shrink. The company said in a regulatory filing that Buffett's company, Berkshire...more

Philanthropy Funds Market Product Scope € Smithsonian Institution, Carnegie Foundation ...
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations has come up with a new report namely, Global Philanthropy Funds Market 2018 by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2023 that delivers in-depth scenarioesis of...more

Philanthropic group seeks to pass faith onto next generation - FISM TV
Foundation: Lilly Endowment

Through its Christian Parenting and Caregiving Initiative, the Lilly Endowment, announced earlier that month that it approved 77 grants of up to...more

Wabash Valley Community Foundation scholarship application now open | News |
Foundation: Wabash Valley Community Foundation, Lilly Endowment

Students planning to attend college in the 2024-2025 academic year may apply for scholarships ranging from $100 to...more

Obituary for Robert E. Will - Star Tribune
Foundation: Ford Foundation, Lilly Endowment

While at Carleton, he also earned grants from the Ford Foundation, the Mellon Foundation, General Electric, the Lilly Endowment, and the...more

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