Central Indiana Community Foundation

  • Design
  • Greenways, Bikeways & Waterways

Website
https://www.cicf.org/

Primary Contact
Brian Payne
President & CEO
Contact via email

Mission statement

The Central Indiana Community Foundation, or CICF, is a public charitable foundation that exists to: award grants to not-for-profits doing good work in our community; help donors change the world through highly effective charitable giving; and provide leadership, finding new ways to make Central Indiana a better place.

Actions

Actions are activities derived from the Plan 2020 planning process that a partner has committed to implement.

Central Indiana Community Foundation is working on the following actions:

Design

Strategy

Leverage philanthropic, grant, tax and development dollars to enhance existing pipeline projects in order to ensure high-quality design and best-practice implementation.

Action

Foster public-private partnerships that can inventory and collaboratively apply for grant dollars, and maximize philanthropic dollars that support catalytic and signature infrastructure projects

Start Date:

April 1, 2016

Completion Date:

December 31, 2020

Progress

50%

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Status on February 16, 2017
CICF is a leader with Reconnecting to Our Waterways, working to maximize national and local philanthropic partnerships to build catalytic projects in ROW neighborhoods. CICF is working to expand the bike share program throughout the county and public art projects along the Cultural Trail.
Design

Strategy

Establish an organization or collaborative that advocates for high quality design in Indy.

Action

Explore the creation of a financial incentive for new developments to incorporate high quality design and materials into their projects

Start Date:

April 1, 2016

Completion Date:

December 31, 2020

Progress

15%

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Status on February 16, 2017
CICF is focused on contributing where they can to encourage high quality design. One example is their sponsorship of the design competition for the City County Building Plaza re-design. While there is no formal incentive program in place, CICF will continue to identify opportunities to promote and support high-quality design.
Greenways, Bikeways & Waterways

Strategy

Support and expand existing multimodal transportation efforts through partnerships and coordinated marketing.

Action

Convene and lead a taskforce to bring more resources to bear on the expansion of the greenways and bikeways system and other bicycle infrastructure projects

Start Date:

January 1, 2016

Completion Date:

December 31, 2020

Progress

50%

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Status on February 16, 2017
CICF has convened the taskforce which has begun meeting regularly. The taskfoce is currently exploring a big vision and plan for the next phase of bicycle and pedestrian connectivity in Marion County. The plan will be rolled out in summer 2017.