Focus on Alignment

CICOA FY2023 Annual Report

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A Message from CICOA President & CEO Tauhric Brown

FY2023 was a year characterized by remarkable achievements and unwavering dedication to address the gaps between our vision for tomorrow and today’s realities. Alignment around that vision has been a driving force across the organization in all our endeavors. As we look to the future, alignment will remain a guiding principle as we strive to deliver the highest quality of care and support to the people of central Indiana.


CICOA's mission is to empower older adults, those of any age with a disability, and their caregivers by providing the innovative answers, services, and support they need to achieve the greatest possible independence, dignity, and quality of life. This is how we advanced our mission in FY2022 (July 2021-June 2022).

Community Impact

Your care and concern help those among us who are facing hunger, chronic health conditions, loneliness, isolation and other challenges. Your support is a lifeline--ensuring they have access to information, nutritious meals, essential transportation, in-home care, and so much more!


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Annual Campaign

Fiscal Year 2023 Donors — July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023


Total number of donors


Total number of gifts


Individuals supporting our work


Foundations and businesses supporting our work
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Total donations


Gifts exceeding $25,000

FSSA Division of Mental Health and Addiction
United Way of Central Indiana
United Healthcare Services, Inc.
Central Indiana Senior Fund, a CICF Fund
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Healthcare Initiatives, Inc.

Top Stories


CICOA Announces 2023 Annual Award Winners

By CICOA | July 10, 2023

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions presented six awards during its annual meeting on June 27 to honor the contributions of volunteers and partner organizations over the past year. “With heartfelt…

FSSA Grant Supports Aging in Place for Adults with Mental Illness

By CICOA | June 14, 2023

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions has received a grant of $1.5 million from the Family and Social Services Administration, Division of Mental Health & Addiction. This funding for Area Agencies…

Indy Hunger Network Names CICOA’s Tauhric Brown Chairman of the Board

By CICOA | January 3, 2023

Tauhric Brown has hit the ground running since moving to Indianapolis less than three years ago to take the helm at CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions. Among his accomplishments: launching…

Fishers Mom Inspires New Business to Encourage Letter Writing

By CICOA | November 16, 2022

CICOA launches Postbook™ to connect generations with postcards When Erica Seabaugh assigned her 7-year-old son to write letters while they were at home during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic,…

Low-income Seniors to Receive Fresh Produce Thanks to $4.4 Million Grant from the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation

By CICOA | September 19, 2022

CICOA and area agencies on aging statewide to help seniors get fruits and veggies year-round with goal of lowering risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes and high blood pressure…


CICOA's Board of Directors, Foundation Board of Trustees, Advisory Council and other committees are advocates for our mission, contributing their time, professional and personal talents, and resources on behalf of our clients.

Board of Directors

Kathy Frank, Chair
Deanna Conerly, 2nd Vice Chair
Case Calvert, Secretary
Marie Myers, Treasurer
Peter Bisbecos, Immediate Past Chair
Sonja Buckner-Marion
Keshia Cooper
Rev. Reginald Fletcher
LaWanda Girton
Anita Harden
Laura Haynes
Kisha Tandy

Foundation Board

Laura Haynes, Chair
Sarah Crist, Vice Chair
Wess Jackson, Secretary/Treasurer
Tauhric Brown
Mark Flesner
Kathy Frank
Neil Steffens
Amy Webb

Advisory Council

Vickie Peterson, President
Beth Edwards, Vice President
Gunte Ibre, Secretary
Melissa Arnold
John Deck
Kristi Dunigan
Beth Gelhausen
Sandra Hall
Patrice Hardy
Teri House Gottschalk
Lauren Pursiful-Rynerson
Leo Rafail
Kenny Vanderbur

CICOA Strategy Team

Tauhric Brown, President & CEO
Steve Gerber, Chief Development Officer
Michael Johnson, Chief Financial Officer
Lisa Schneekloth, Chief Compliance Officer
Denise Weathersbe, Chief Human Capital Officer


Client Success Stories

Way2Go Transportation Reduces Worry for Cancer Patient

February 8, 2023

In a routine checkup last March, Janillia’s doctor observed that she had lost a lot of weight over the previous year—about 40 pounds. Had she been dieting? No, in fact,…

Building a Better Life Begins with Nutrition and Exercise

May 3, 2023

It’s never too late to build a better life. Just ask Jan, 76, who said her life started changing for the better earlier this year when she joined a Bingocize®…

Facing Eviction, Senior Finds New Home After Life-changing Call

January 18, 2023

Last December, Ron was in deep trouble. A year earlier, he’d lost his wife. The radiation and chemotherapy that helped him beat oral cancer left him weak and bedridden. And…

Stroke Survivor Gets Help To Stay Safe At Home

September 13, 2022

Something was bad wrong. Bonnie shakily pulled herself up off the kitchen floor, leaned against the side door window, and waved one arm at the neighbor’s house across the driveway.…

Community Connections Empower Indy Mom to Break out of Homelessness

March 22, 2023

Building a healthier, flourishing community for all is a vision that requires many individuals and community partners working together. Consider the case of Amber, a mother of seven children, including…

Grant-Funded Organizations

Organizations Receiving Older Americans Act Funding Through CICOA in FY2022-FY2023

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Title III-E, Awarded $9,000

Alzheimer's Association Greater Indiana Chapter

Title III-E, Awarded $22,000

Boone County Senior Services

Title III-B, III-E, Awarded $49,887

Catholic Charities Indianapolis

Title III-E, Awarded $38,500

A Caring Place

Title III-E, Awarded $9,500

Hancock County Senior Services

Title III-D, III-E, Awarded $52,045

Hendricks County Senior Services

Title III-B, III-D, III-E, Awarded $109,147

Indiana Legal Services

Title III-B, Awarded $51,549

John Boner Community Center

Title III-B, Awarded $9,000

Johnson County Senior Services

Title III-B, Awarded $61,385

Joy's House

Title III-E, Awarded $41,500

Little Red Door Cancer Agency

Title III-E, Awarded $31,000

Morgan County Connect

Title III-B, Awarded $34,812

PrimeLife Enrichment

Title III-B, III-D, III-E, Awarded $126,975

Shelby County Senior Services

Title III-B, III-D, III-E, Awarded $92,079

Shepherd's Center of Hamilton County

Title III-E, Awarded $21,000

Still Waters Adult Day Service

Title III-E, Awarded $12,000

The Villages of Indiana

Title III-E, Awarded $25,000

Health Equity for Individuals with Disabilities and the Aging Community

Sept. 22, 2022

Featuring Dr. Jerome Adams
Executive Director of Health Equity Initiatives, Purdue University

and Dr. Jasmine D. Gonzalvo
Director, Center for Health Equity and Innovation, Purdue University

In this Envision lecture, Dr. Jerome Adams and Dr. Jasmine Gonzalvo discuss health equity in individuals with disabilities and the aging community and review health disparities data and literature to support evidence-based initiatives, such as Community Health Workers (CHWs), that help mitigate existing health disparities. The CICOA team discuss recent initiatives and relevant data related to health equity in service delivery.

Learn more about Community Health Workers at CICOA

Community Health Workers (CHWs) come from the communities where they serve and help fill the gaps in health and social care for individuals. CICOA added CHWs to Flourish Care Management last year after receiving a grant from the Center for Health Equity and Innovation, Purdue University, for training and education. In their role, they work one-on-one to help high-risk individuals to succeed at home.


FFISCAL YEAR 2023 (July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023, UNAUDITED)

CICOA FY2023 Revenue
CICOA FY2023 Expenses

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