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A Statement from the Endowment's President, Chairman and CEO
Lilly Endowment is deeply saddened by the tragic events of last week and the long history of profound racial inequities that has led to protests over the past few days in downtown Indianapolis and across the country.
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$15.7 million Lilly Endowment Grant to Early Learning Indiana Helps Create...
Early Learning Indiana announced a $15.7 million grant from Lilly Endowment to create the Come Back Stronger Fund. The fund is designed to reinforce Indiana’s high-quality early learning opportunities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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$15 million Endowment Grant to Support The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army announced grants totaling $15 million from Lilly Endowment in support of efforts to address the needs of vulnerable Americans and those whose livelihoods are being impacted by COVID-19.
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Updates on Lilly Endowment Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
As the challenges relating to the COVID-19 pandemic evolve, Lilly Endowment will post updates about our grantmaking and how the pandemic may affect our initiatives.
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New Endowment Grants Help Indiana Communities Respond to Pandemic
Lilly Endowment has approved $33.5 million in grants to help Indiana communities respond to the COVID-19 crisis. A $30 million grant to Indiana United Ways (IUW) and a $3.5 million grant to United Way of Central Indiana (UWCI).
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Lilly Endowment Extends Deadline for Enhancing Opportunity in Indianapolis...
Recognizing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Lilly Endowment is giving more time for organizations to prepare proposals for Enhancing Opportunity in Indianapolis, a $50 million initiative that seeks to help people make progress toward economic self-sufficiency.
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Lilly Endowment Extends Deadlines for Charting the Future Initiative
Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Lilly Endowment is giving Indiana's colleges and universities participating in this initiative more time to prepare submissions.
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Lilly Endowment Extends Letter of Intent Deadline for Thriving Congregations
Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Lilly Endowment is giving organizations that support Christian congregations that are interested in participating in this national initiative more time to submit letters of intent.
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$5 million Endowment grant supports National World War I Memorial
A $5 million Lilly Endowment grant to the United States World War I Centennial Commission will support the campaign to build the first-ever National World War I Memorial in Washington, D.C.
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Please Touch! The Sculptures of Michael Naranjo open now at The Eiteljorg
Visitors to The Eiteljorg Museum are able to explore touchable bronze sculptures by artist Michael Naranjo. This multi-sensory experience is part of an Endowment-funded collaboration with the Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and its No Limits project.
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Exhibit Honoring Holocaust Survivor Eva Mozes Kor Will Open in Downtown...
On January 27, the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp, the Indiana Historical Society announced that it will build the first major exhibition devoted to Eva Kor in Indianapolis.
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Lilly Endowment honors 100 Indiana K-12 Educators
Each Teacher Creativity Fellow will receive a grant of up to $12,000 to fund personally and professionally meaningful activities. These educators work in a variety of schools - both public and private - located across Indiana.
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Updates on Lilly Endowment Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

As the challenges relating to the COVID-19 pandemic evolve, Lilly Endowment will post updates about our grantmaking and how the pandemic may affect our initiatives.

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Annual Report

The Endowment’s 2018 annual report highlights some of the imaginative approaches our grantees are taking to address societal challenges and further important causes in our three areas of grantmaking: religion, education and community development.

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