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Association of Fundraising Professionals Records

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Identifier: MSS041
Overview The National Society of Fund Raisers was organized in New York City in 1960 to serve as the professional association for fund raisers in America. The organization changed its name to the National Society of Fund Raising Executives (NSFRE) in the mid-1970s, and at about the same time hired its first executive director. In 1993 NSFRE had 15,903 individual members in 131 chapters, and maintained a national office in Alexandria, Virginia. Its name was again changed January 1, 2001, to the...

Athenaeum Damenverein and Women's Auxiliary Records

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Identifier: MSS039
Overview This women’s organization was founded by the Socialer Turnverein (Social Athletic Club) in 1876 as the Indianapolis Turn-Schwestern Verein. It was initially intended to support the activities of the Turnverein, and especially to promote and oversee the girls’ athletic classes, and to help enlarge and preserve the Turner library. Within a few years the Turn Sisters became known as the Damenverein (Women’s Club) des Socialer Turnverein and began to undertake broader responsibilities in the...

Athenaeum Foundation Records

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Identifier: MSS076
Overview The Athenaeum Foundation was organized in 1991 and incorporated as a not-for-profit foundation operating under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The foundation’s purposes was to acquire title to the Athenaeum, located at 401 East Michigan Street in Indianapolis; to raise funds for and supervise and direct the rehabilitation of building to maintain its architectural and aesthetic integrity as a historic structure; to educate the public about the history and significance of the...

Athenaeum Turners Records

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Identifier: MSS032
Overview The Athenaeum Turner organization was founded in 1851 as the Indianapolis Turngemeinde. This athletic and social organization was patterned on German clubs that had supported the 1848 revolutions that attempted to form Liberal republics in several European kingdoms. The men who established the Indianapolis Turngemeinde and the competing Indianapolis Socialistischer Turnverein (merged in 1852 to form the Indianapolis Socialistischer Turnegemiende) tried to create a community focus for the...

Beldon Fund Records

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Identifier: MSS085
Overview The Beldon Fund was created in 1978 by environmental philanthropist John R. Hunting as a national foundation focused on advocating for environmental policy. From 1982 to 1998, the Beldon Fund provided grants to organizations like American Environment Inc., the Clean Water Fund, the Ohio Environmental Council, and the Idaho Conservation League. In 1998, John Hunting sold his stock in Steelcase Inc. and endowed Beldon with $100 million, prompting him to rethink the direction of the foundation....

Bill Heim Company Records

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Identifier: MSS036
Overview The Bill Heim Company provides management and fundraising advice to the leaders of American not-for-profit organizations. The company counsels staff and volunteers at schools, colleges, and universities; historical societies; cultural arts, youth, business, professional, and sports organizations; and foundations. The company's services are used for designing and directing fundraising and membership campaigns, expanding membership, and for program development.The collection...

Boone County Red Cross Scrapbooks

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Identifier: MSS108
Overview The Boone County Red Cross Scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, letters, postcards, and photographs related to the work of the Boone County chapter of the Red Cross.

Boys and Girls Clubs of Indianapolis Records

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Identifier: MSS037
Overview The Boys and Girls Clubs of Indianapolis is a social service organization focusing on youth in Indianapolis. The organization started in 1893 as the Newsboy's Home. Founders of the home were Thomas C. Day; Caleb S. Denny, three term mayor of Indianapolis; Carrie Lowe Denny, his wife; and M.V. McGilliard, a local philanthropist. Today the Boys and Girls Clubs of Indianapolis operate ten clubs: five in clubhouse facilities and five clubs based at Indianapolis Public Schools. These clubs are...

Bruner Foundation Records

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Identifier: MSS018
Overview The Bruner Foundation was founded in 1963 using funds donated by Rudy and Martha Bruner. The foundation began with the purpose of aiding programs in health care and preventive medicine, and programs focused on Jewish concerns. Since the 1980s, the Bruner Foundation has broadened its purpose to include educational programs, evaluation of grant programs, and urban renovation. Today, the main activity of the foundation is the Rudy Bruner Award for Excellence in the Urban Environment, given...

Carol Bernstein Ferry and W. H. Ferry Papers

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Identifier: MSS006
Overview Carol Bernstein Ferry and the late W. H. (Ping) Ferry were social change philanthropists who gave away a substantial part of their personal wealth to progressive social change groups, activities, and activists concentrating generally in the areas of war, racism, poverty, and injustice. The Ferrys were also board members of the DJB Foundation, established by Carol's first husband, Daniel J. Bernstein, which focused its giving in similar areas.The papers, 1971-1996, document the...

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Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- United States 12
German Americans -- Societies, etc. 11
Fund raising consultants -- United States 9
German Americans -- Indiana -- Indianapolis 9
Fund raisers (Persons) -- United States 6
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Fund raising -- United States 6
Philanthropy -- United States 6
Social justice 5
Educational fund raising 4
Endowments -- United States 4
Environmental protection 4
Fund raisers (Persons) -- United States -- History 4
Fund raising -- United States -- History 4
Voluntarism -- United States 4
Charitable giving -- United States 3
Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- New York (State) 3
Charities -- Indiana -- Indianapolis -- History 3
Charities -- United States 3
Fraternal organizations 3
Nursing 3
Philanthropists -- United States 3
Professional associations -- United States 3
Progressivism (United States politics) 3
Youth -- Societies and clubs 3
African Americans -- Indiana -- Indianapolis 2
Agricultural education -- United States 2
Arts -- New York (State) -- Societies, Etc. -- Finance 2
Business education 2
Career education -- United States 2
Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Indiana -- Indianapolis 2
Charities -- United States -- Congresses 2
City missions -- Indiana -- Indianapolis -- History 2
Clubs -- Indiana -- Indianapolis 2
Economics -- Study and teaching (Secondary) 2
Endowments -- Indiana -- Indianapolis 2
Fund raising -- Societies, etc. 2
Fund raising consultants -- United States -- Societies, etc. 2
Immunization 2
Jewish women -- Indiana--Indianapolis -- Societies and clubs -- History 2
Jewish women -- United States 2
Nonprofit organizations -- Finance 2
Nonprofit organizations -- United States 2
Nonprofit organizations -- United States -- Congresses 2
Nursing -- Social aspects 2
Nursing -- Societies, etc. -- History 2
Nursing -- Studying and teaching 2
Philanthropy -- United States -- Historiography 2
Social settlements -- Indiana -- Indianapolis 2
True Reformer Building (Washington, D.C.) 2
Universities and colleges -- Public relations 2
Urban renewal -- United States -- Finance 2
Women -- Suffrage 2
Youth -- Services for -- United States 2
Achievement motivation 1
African American universities and colleges 1
African American women -- Societies and clubs 1
African American women legislators 1
African Americans -- Civil Rights -- History -- 20th century 1
African Americans -- United States 1
Agricultural education -- Indiana 1
Agricultural students -- Indiana 1
Agriculture -- Study and teaching -- Indiana 1
American Academy in Rome 1
American Association for Higher Education 1
Animal welfare 1
Anti-communist movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
Appalachian region 1
Architecture and photography 1
Art -- Study and teaching 1
Art and war 1
Associations, institutions, etc. -- United States 1
Billy Graham Crusade (1959 : Indianapolis, Ind.) 1
Blindness -- Prevention -- Societies, Etc. -- Finance 1
Blood banks 1
Broadsides 1
Business consultants -- United States 1
Businesswomen -- Indiana -- Societies and clubs 1
Center for Assessment Research and Development (Tenn.) 1
Charitable giving -- Surveys 1
Charity laws and legislation -- United States 1
Children -- Indiana -- Indianapolis -- Societies and clubs 1
Children with social disabilities -- Indiana -- Indianapolis -- Societies and clubs 1
Choruses, Secular (Men's voices) 1
Christianity and other religions -- Islam 1
Church trustees 1
Church work with prisoners 1
Community development -- Indiana -- Indianapolis 1
Community development -- United States -- Finance 1
Community development -- United States -- History 1
Community development corporations 1
Community development, Urban -- United States -- Finance 1
Community health services -- Indiana -- Indianapolis 1
Community organization -- Vermont -- Endowments 1
Corporate governance 1
Corporate governance -- Religious aspects 1
Criminal justice, Administration of 1
Cultural pluralism -- United States 1
Disaster relief 1
Educational evaluation 1
Election monitoring 1
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American Association of Fund-Raising Counsel 8
Commission on Private Philanthropy and Public Needs 6
Independent Sector (Firm) 6
Lilly Endowment 6
National Society of Fund Raising Executives 6
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Council on Foundations 5
Ford Foundation 4
Foundation Center 4
Brakeley, John Price Jones, Inc. 3
Council for Advancement and Support of Education 3
Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy 3
MEDICO (Organization) 3
McGee, Vincent F. 3
Payton, Robert L. 3
Wheeler Mission Ministries 3
American National Red Cross 2
Aspen Institute 2
Association of Fundraising Professionals 2
Association of Voluntary Action Scholars (U.S.) 2
Bernstein, Daniel J., 1918-1970 2
Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis 2
Brakeley, George A. 2
Central Indiana Community Foundation 2
Cheswick Center (Boston, Mass.) 2
Coalition of National Voluntary Organizations 2
DJB Foundation 2
Eisenberg, Pablo 2
Ferry, Carol Bernstein, 1924-2001 2
Ferry, Ping 2
Filer, John H. 2
Flanner House (Indianapolis, Ind.) 2
Frantzreb, Arthur C. 2
Future Farmers of America 2
Hall, Peter Dobkin, 1946-2015 2
Hooverwood (Indianapolis, Ind.) 2
Indianapolis Maennerchor 2
Junior Achievement 2
Junior Achievement of Central Indiana 2
Kiwanis International 2
Kressley, Larry 2
National 4-H Council (U.S.) 2
National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (U.S.) 2
National Council of Jewish Women. Indianapolis Section 2
National Endowment for the Humanities 2
National FFA Organization 2
National Network of Grantmakers (U.S.) 2
Public Welfare Foundation (Washington, D.C.) 2
Richardson, Malcolm 2
Rockefeller Foundation (1913-) 2
Rockefeller, John D., (John Davison), III, 1906-1978 2
Rosso, Henry A., 1917- 2
Schwartz, John J., 1919- 2
Sigma Theta Tau International 2
Socialer Turnverein (Indianapolis, Ind.) 2
Van Til, Jon 2
W.K. Kellogg Foundation 2
Wheeler, William Vincent, 1845-1908 2
Abernathy, James 1
Abrams, Stephen R. 1
African-American Institute 1
Alexander, Anna Margaret Ross, 1913-1995 1
Allen, Vivian Beaumont 1
Altrusa International 1
AmeriCorps (U.S.) 1
AmeriCorps*VISTA 1
America's Promise. The Alliance for Youth 1
American Alumni Council 1
American Cancer Society 1
American City Bureau 1
American College Public Relations Association 1
American National Red Cross. Midwestern Area 1
American Red Cross 1
American Research Hospital in Poland (Kraków, Poland) 1
American Turnerbund 1
American Turners (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.) 1
American Turners (Organization) 1
American Turners Northwest Chicago (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Anderson, Keneta 1
Anti-Syphilis League of Indiana 1
Asher, Thomas R. 1
Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action 1
Association of Fundraising Professionals. Indiana Chapter 1
Athenaeum Foundation (Indianapolis, Ind.) 1
Athenaeum Turners 1
Athenaeum Turners Women's Auxiliary 1
Atlantic Philanthropies (Organization) 1
Banta, Trudy W. 1
Bantz, Charles R. 1
Bauer, John George, 1821-1858 1
Bauer, Mary Sachs, 1829-1903 1
Baxter, Robert R. 1
Bayh, Susan 1
Beaver and Associates 1
Beaver, Howard T. 1
Beldon Fund 1
Bepko, Gerald L. 1
Bepko, Jean 1
Blackburn, Cleo W. (Cleo Walter), 1909-1978 1
Boone County (Ind.) 1
Borkman, Thomasina 1
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