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James C. Penney Foundation Records

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Identifier: MSS044
Overview The James C. Penney Foundation was created in 1954 by the merchant, James Cash Penney, and his wife, Caroline A. Penney. James C. Penney was born on September 16, 1875 near Hamilton, Missouri. In the early 1900s he purchased his first store, called the Golden Rule. His values, emphasizing both the customer and the employee, helped him build a chain of Golden Rule stores that was renamed the J.C. Penney Company, Inc. in 1913. Penney’s personal philanthropy began with death of his second...

JEHT Foundation Records

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Identifier: MSS089
Overview The JEHT Foundation was established in 2000 by its trustees based on the core values behind its proposed mission: “justice, equality, human dignity, and tolerance.” Most of their efforts focused on grant making and advocacy in support of community justice, and by 2008, JEHT advertised its primary areas of interest as: 1) criminal justice; 2) juvenile justice; 3) international justice; and 4) fair and participatory elections. The Foundation was forced to cease operations in December of 2008...

Jessie Groves Photographs and Oral History

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Identifier: MSS058
Scope and Contents From the beginning of her career in Indianapolis Jessie Groves took candid photographs of nurses, doctors, and the campus, compiling these in a photo album (or perhaps albums). These photographs arrived in the IUPUI University Archives sometime in the 1970s. In 1977 University Archivist Jeannette Matthew interviewed Jessie, and that tape is also a part of the Archives collections. At some point the album was dismantled and the photographs were integrated into the rest of the university photo...

John Gomperts Papers

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Identifier: MSS149
Overview John Gomperts is the current President and CEO of America’s Promise Alliance. This collection primarily focuses on his time working with the Corporation for National and Community Service, first as Chief of Staff and later as the Director of AmeriCorps.

John H. Boner Community Center Records

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Identifier: MSS137
Overview The Near Eastside Multi-Service Center (NEMSC) was founded in 1971 as a nonprofit, community-based agency designed to coordinate and provide social services and programs for the diverse population of the near eastside of Indianapolis. In 1994, NEMSC officially changed its name to the John H. Boner Community Center (JHBCC) in order to honor John H. Boner, a long-time active member and director of the organization. Historically, the JHBCC’s services have shifted based on funding and community...

John J. Schwartz Papers

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Identifier: MSS031
Overview John J. Schwartz, fund raising executive and author, worked hard to assist in the development of standards and ethics for fund-raising professionals and to influence legislation on the national and state level. During his 41 active years in the field, Schwartz was employed by various philanthropic organizations including John Price Jones, Inc., Fund Raising for Traveler Aid Society of New York, Development for the Community Service Society, G.A. Brakeley & Co., the American Cancer Society,...

Julia Carson Papers

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Identifier: MSS079
Overview Julia M. Carson (July 8, 1938-December 15, 2007) was the first woman and African-American to represent Indianapolis and the second African-American (after Katie Hall of Gary, Indiana) to represent Indiana in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1997 until her death. Prior to entering Congress, Carson, a Democrat, served as a state representative and a state senator in the Indiana General Assembly and as Center Township trustee in Marion County, Indiana.The...

Junior Achievement of Central Indiana Records

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Identifier: MSS094
Overview Junior Achievement of Central Indiana (JA Central Indiana) was founded in 1957 as an area franchise of Junior Achievement. JA Central Indiana has implemented the major educational programs of Junior Achievement from 1958 through today, teaching Central Indiana students from the grade school to high school level about economics and business in a hands-on format.

Junior Achievement Records

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Identifier: MSS048
Overview Junior Achievement, Inc. (JA) was founded in 1919 as the Boys’ and Girls’ Bureau of the Eastern States League. Embracing the concept of “learning by doing,” the leaders of the Bureau dedicated themselves to teaching urban youth proper business practice and methods. They accomplished this through hands-on training in management and production. For much of its history, JA used one program to teach business to high school students. Beginning in the 1970s, JA started to expand its programs to...

Kiwanis Club of Indianapolis Records

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Identifier: MSS087
Overview Kiwanis International, briefly called the Supreme Lodge Benevolent Order Brothers, was officially chartered in 1915 as a club for businessmen that also had social and commercial benefits. That original intent evolved quickly into a club for businessmen who wanted to improve their communities, hence the 1920 motto “we build.” Today, Kiwanis International is a global organization, with numerous projects dedicated primarily to their current motto of “serving the children of the world.” The...

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Philanthropic Studies Archives 82
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Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- United States 13
German Americans -- Societies, etc. 11
Fund raising consultants -- United States 9
German Americans -- Indiana -- Indianapolis 9
Philanthropy -- United States 7
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Social justice 7
Fund raisers (Persons) -- United States 6
Fund raising -- United States 6
Voluntarism -- United States 6
Charitable giving -- United States 4
Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- New York (State) 4
Educational fund raising 4
Endowments -- United States 4
Environmental protection 4
Fund raisers (Persons) -- United States -- History 4
Fund raising -- United States -- History 4
Nonprofit organizations -- United States 4
Youth -- Services for -- United States 4
Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Indiana -- Indianapolis 3
Charities -- Indiana -- Indianapolis -- History 3
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Philanthropists -- United States 3
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Service learning -- United States 3
Social settlements -- Indiana -- Indianapolis 3
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Youth -- Societies and clubs 3
African Americans -- Indiana -- Indianapolis 2
Agricultural education -- United States 2
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Career education -- United States 2
Charitable giving -- Surveys 2
Charities -- United States -- Congresses 2
City missions -- Indiana -- Indianapolis -- History 2
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Fund raising -- Societies, etc. 2
Fund raising consultants -- United States -- Societies, etc. 2
HIV infections -- Prevention 2
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Immunization 2
Jewish women -- Indiana--Indianapolis -- Societies and clubs -- History 2
Jewish women -- United States 2
Law reform 2
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Public health -- Indiana -- Indianapolis 2
Sexual health -- Indiana 2
Sexually transmitted diseases -- Indiana -- Prevention 2
Social advocacy 2
Social change -- Finance 2
True Reformer Building (Washington, D.C.) 2
Universities and colleges -- Alumni and alumnae 2
Universities and colleges -- Faculty 2
Universities and colleges -- Public relations 2
Urban renewal -- United States -- Finance 2
Women -- Suffrage 2
Academic writing -- Study and teaching 1
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
After School Programs 1
Agricultural education -- Indiana 1
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American Academy in Rome 1
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Appalachian region 1
Architecture and photography 1
Art and war 1
Art in universities and colleges 1
Associations, institutions, etc. -- United States 1
Billy Graham Crusade (1959 : Indianapolis, Ind.) 1
Blindness -- Prevention -- Societies, Etc. -- Finance 1
Blood banks 1
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American Association of Fund-Raising Counsel 8
Lilly Endowment 7
Commission on Private Philanthropy and Public Needs 6
Council on Foundations 6
Independent Sector (Firm) 6
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National Society of Fund Raising Executives 6
Ford Foundation 4
Foundation Center 4
AmeriCorps (U.S.) 3
AmeriCorps*VISTA 3
America's Promise. The Alliance for Youth 3
Aspen Institute 3
Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis 3
Brakeley, John Price Jones, Inc. 3
City Year (Service corps) 3
Corporation for National Service (U.S.) 3
Corporation for National and Community Service (U.S.) 3
Council for Advancement and Support of Education 3
IUPUI (Campus) 3
Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy 3
Learn & Serve America (Program : Corporation for National Service) 3
MEDICO (Organization) 3
McGee, Vincent F. 3
National Civilian Community Corps (AmeriCorps) 3
National Network of Grantmakers (U.S.) 3
Payton, Robert L. 3
United States. National and Community Service Act of 1990 3
United States. National and Community Service Trust Act of 1993 3
Wheeler Mission Ministries 3
American Association of University Professors 2
American National Red Cross 2
American National Red Cross. Midwestern Area 2
Association of Fundraising Professionals 2
Association of Voluntary Action Scholars (U.S.) 2
Bernstein, Daniel J., 1918-1970 2
Brakeley, George A. 2
Center for Effective Philanthropy 2
Central Indiana Community Foundation 2
Cheswick Center (Boston, Mass.) 2
Clinton, Bill, 1946- 2
Coalition of National Voluntary Organizations 2
Crane, Robert 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
Grantmaker Forum on Community and National Service 2
Hall, Peter Dobkin, 1946-2015 2
Headlee, William Hugh 2
Health Foundation of Greater Indianapolis 2
Hooverwood (Indianapolis, Ind.) 2
IU Herron School of Art and Design 2
Indianapolis Maennerchor 2
Indianapolis Urban League 2
Irwin, Glenn W. (1920-2012), Jr. 2
JEHT Foundation 2
Junior Achievement 2
Junior Achievement of Central Indiana 2
Kiwanis International 2
Kressley, Larry 2
Levy-Church, Kenneth 2
Madoff, Bernard L. 2
Methodist Hospital of Indiana 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 and Community Service Coalition 2
Points of Life Foundation 2
Public Welfare Foundation (Washington, D.C.) 2
Richardson, Malcolm 2
Riley Hospital 2
Rockefeller Foundation (1913-) 2
Rockefeller, John D., (John Davison), III, 1906-1978 2
Rockit Fund 2
Rosso, Henry A., 1917- 2
Schwartz, John J., 1919- 2
Sigma Theta Tau International 2
Social Health Association of Indiana 2
Socialer Turnverein (Indianapolis, Ind.) 2
Tides Foundation 2
United States. Commission on National and Community Service 2
Van Til, Jon 2
W.K. Kellogg Foundation 2
Wheeler, William Vincent, 1845-1908 2
Wofford, Harris 2
Youth Service America 2
Abernathy, James 1
Abrams, Stephen R. 1
African-American Institute 1
Alexander, Anna Margaret Ross, 1913-1995 1
Alinsky, Saul David, 1909-1972 1
Allen, Vivian Beaumont 1
Altrusa International 1
American Alumni Council 1
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