Financial Information

Total Assets: $7,945,810

Total Giving: $412,025

Area of Service:

National Indiana

Areas of Interest:

Not Available




The following grants were reported in 2007:
$75,000 to Jewish Federation – Greater Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN. For Miscellaneous Philanthropy, payable over 1 year.
$47,500 United Way Indiana Indianapolis, IN Social & Human Services, payable over 1 year.
$25,000 to Providence Cristo Rey High School Indianapolis, IN. For Education, payable over 1 year.
$25,000 to Educational Choice Charitable Trust, Indianapolis, IN. For Education, payable over 1 year.
$12,500 to Geo Foundation, Indianapolis, IN. For Environment, payable over 1 year.
$11,000 to St. Vincent Hospital Foundation, Indianapolis, IN. For Health, payable over 1 year.
$10,000 to Wellness Community, Indianapolis, IN. For Health, payable over 1 year.
$10,000 to University High School, Carmel, IN. For Education, payable over 1 year.
$10,000 to Special Olympics Indiana, Indianapolis, IN. For Sports & Recreation, payable over 1 year.
$10,000 to Conner Prairie Museum, Fishers, IN. For Arts & Culture, payable over 1 year.


Giving primarily in IN, with some giving on a national basis.
No grants to individuals.


Giving primarily to central Indiana organizations as well as a few national medical research institutions. Specifically, the foundation focuses on Indiana cultural institutions and organizations benefiting health and human services, community development, and education.


Type of Grantmaker: Independent foundation
Established in 1992 in IN.

Quick Facts Sheet

Located in:


National Indiana

United States

Contact Information / Process

Phone: +13176630205

Email: [email protected]

280 E. 96th St., Ste. 350
Indianapolis, IN 46240-3858

Application form not required. Applicants should submit the following:
1. Timetable for implementation and evaluation of project
2. Copy of IRS Determination Letter
3. How project’s results will be evaluated or measured
4. Listing of board of directors, trustees, officers and other key people and their affiliations
5. Detailed description of project and amount of funding requested
6. Copy of current year’s organizational budget and/or project budget
Initial approach: Brief one or two page letter describing proposal
Copies of proposal: 1
Board meeting date(s): The business day that falls on or closest to June 15 and Dec. 15
Deadline(s): Thirty days prior to the meeting date

Donors & Leadership

James F. Ackerman

James F. Ackerman
John F. Ackerman