Press Release: IFF Receives $75,000 Grant from Glick Philanthropies to Further Support Indianapolis Nonprofits Through Leadership, Programming, and Real Estate Coaching

Indianapolis, IN (January 10, 2023) – IFF, a nationally recognized mission-driven lender, developer, and real-estate consultant for Midwest nonprofits, received a $75,000 grant from Glick Philanthropies to further support the Stronger Nonprofits Initiative (SNI) Indianapolis cohort, provide Real Estate Solutions coaching to Indianapolis nonprofits, and to leverage leadership programming through the lessons learned from SNI.  

Glick Philanthropies – a family of charitable initiatives focused on building community and creating opportunity – recently announced grants totaling more than $1.3 million to organizations focused on supporting arts & creative expression, advancing education, helping those in need, promoting self-sufficiency, and advancing the Far Eastside of Indianapolis. 

“The need for capacity building and infrastructure development for nonprofit organizations is paramount; particularly for BIPOC-led organizations in underserved and under resourced communities,” said IFF Managing Director, Real Estate Solutions for Indiana, Amandula Anderson. “In addition to continued capacity building, this grant from Glick Philanthropies enables IFF to leverage the knowledge and leadership cultivated through its Stronger Nonprofit Initiative to further strengthen the ecosystem of BIPOC leaders and nonprofit organizations across the community.” 

Glick Philanthropies awards grants to tax-exempt organizations serving central Indiana and communities where Gene B. Glick Company properties are located. Grants are focused on making a measurable impact in the following areas: 

  • Preserving and expanding quality affordable housing that supports lifelong resident success 
  • Increasing equitable opportunities in the arts and creative expression 
  • Closing access and achievement gaps in early childhood, K-12, and postsecondary education 
  • Improving connectivity to essential basic needs and opportunities for economic mobility 
  • Strengthening the Jewish community and cultural life in central Indiana 

“For 40 years, we have focused on increasing equitable access to transformational opportunities in partnership with nonprofit organizations,” said Marianne Glick, chair of the Glick Family Foundation. “The community organizations selected for grants are building community and creating opportunities that wouldn’t exist otherwise. From providing workforce development scholarships, to developing a restorative justice program, and building cultural confidence for youth through performance art, these organizations are empowering community members to reach their full potential.” 

For more information about IFF, visit iff.org or follow IFF on LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook @iffcdfi.  

For more information about Glick Philanthropies, visit glickphilanthropies.org. 

Click here to read the full press release from Glick Philanthropies.

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Media Contact: Laura Silverman, Director of Communications, gro.ffi@namrevlisl

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