Glick Philanthropies Grant Supports Community Members’ Basic Needs

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To help strengthen communities facing hardships caused by inflation and continued high prices, CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions received a $7,500 grant from the Glick Community Relief Fund, a grant program of Glick Philanthropies that supports local nonprofit organizations providing access to basic needs. The grant was one of 87 totaling $500,000 to organizations supporting communities where Gene B. Glick Company properties are located during this time of heightened demand and economic uncertainty. 

The Glick Community Relief Fund focuses on increasing food access, expanding accessible transportation, connecting community members to utility assistance, and prioritizing mental health support. This grant was one of 60 directed to Indiana-based organizations.

CICOA was nominated for the grant by an employee of Arden Woods & Carriage House Glendale, apartment communities managed by the Gene B. Glick Company, for the Glick Community Relief Fund. 

“CICOA is very appreciative of the relationship we have with the Glick Company and their mission to meet the basic needs of our most vulnerable neighbors,” said Tauhric Brown, CICOA president and CEO.

“Glick Philanthropies is committed to offering support to nonprofit organizations that are providing essential basic needs to our most vulnerable communities,” said Ben Grande, Director of Philanthropy for Glick Philanthropies. “The efforts of these organizations are especially critical now as our communities continue to face high prices due to inflation. Our work with the Glick Community Relief Fund allows us to help 87 organizations that are making meaningful contributions to communities, families, and individuals across the country.”

2023 marks the eighth year that Glick Philanthropies has administered its property nominated grant program. Through this initiative, over $4 million has been awarded to 242 organizations in communities where Gene B. Glick Company properties are located. This year, food access elevated as the area with the greatest need.

Glick Philanthropies

About Glick Philanthropies

Glick Philanthropies’ mission is to increase equitable access to quality affordable housing and transformative opportunities for every member of our community. Through a family of charitable initiatives honoring the legacy of Eugene & Marilyn Glick, Glick Philanthropies focuses on grantmaking and community leadership in central Indiana and communities where Gene B. Glick Company properties are located. The Glick Housing Foundation aims to preserve and expand quality affordable housing that supports lifelong resident success. The Glick Family Foundation and donor-advised funds at the Central Indiana Community Foundation and Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis prioritize grantmaking to organizations providing equitable arts & creative expression opportunities, closing access and achievement gaps in education, improving connectivity to basic needs & opportunities for economic mobility, and strengthening the Jewish community & cultural life in Central Indiana. Since 1982, Glick Philanthropies has awarded more than $275 million to charitable causes building community and creating opportunity. (glickphilanthropies.org)


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