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CICOA Receives $10,000 from Glick Philanthropies to Support Residents Amid COVID-19
CICOA Among 106 Organizations Selected for $830,000 Community Relief Fund
CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions received a $10,000 grant from the Glick Community Relief Fund, a grant program of Glick Philanthropies, to help local nonprofit organizations continue responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Funding will support CICOA’s Way2Go transportation service, providing reliable, affordable transportation to help clients maintain their health and independence while aging in place in their homes. CICOA supports residents and neighbors of several apartment communities managed by the Gene B. Glick Company.
The grant to CICOA was one of 106 grants totaling $830,000 to organizations supporting communities where Glick properties are located during this time of heightened demand.
The Glick Community Relief Fund was created in 2020 to help organizations grow their capacity to meet the surge in demand for services brought by COVID-19. The grant program continued in 2021 to increase access to basic need services for Glick residents and the broader community.
CICOA was nominated for the grant by service coordinators at Carriage House Glendale and Gardens of Greenbriar, 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.
“Despite countless disruptions to life as a result of the pandemic, there are many organizations working to ensure access to basic needs,” said David Barrett, president and CEO of the Glick Family Foundation. “Communities have been able to sustain themselves and build back stronger because of these tireless efforts. Through the Glick Community Relief Fund, we’re proud to do our part by helping over 100 organizations make a difference in the lives of individuals and families that have been affected by the pandemic.”
About Glick Philanthropies
Glick Philanthropies is a family of charitable initiatives, programs and organizations focused on building community and creating opportunity. Together, Glick Philanthropies strives to strengthen the quality of life in central Indiana and in communities where Gene B. Glick Company properties are located to ensure that people in those communities can reach their full potential and lead lives of dignity. Glick Philanthropies includes the Glick Family Foundation, the Glick Housing Foundation, the Glick Fund at Central Indiana Community Foundation, the Glick Fund at the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis, the Far Eastside Success Initiative and TeenWorks. Since 1982, Glick Philanthropies has awarded over $235 million to charitable causes and has led a transformative effort to improve education and economic opportunity on Indianapolis’ far eastside where the Gene B. Glick Company was originally headquartered. For more information, visit GlickPhilanthropies.org.