July 13, 2021
Faced with hiring and retention woes, an Indiana children’s home raises the stakes with a $100,000 salary for house parents
The facility doubled the salary of its 2010 rates, and surpassed all similar salaries in the industry
3 Essential Practices to Create an Inclusive Board Culture
Ask the challenging questions needed to achieve alignment with diversity goals
Christel House International has promoted Barbara “Bobbi” Bosch to senior vice president, marketing and development. Bosch, who joined Christel House in 2013, previously was vice president for marketing.
The Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel has named Dan Kemer as its vice president of programming. Kemer most recently served as president of Live Nation Indiana. —Inside Indiana Business
FIRST Indiana Robotics, which provides mentorship to youth, has appointed Chris Osborne to vice president of programs. Osborne previously served as the organization's program director.
The Damien Center has hired DyNishia Miller as diversity, equity and inclusion officer. Miller previously served as assistant field director at the Institute for Study Abroad. — Inside Indiana Business
The Mind Trust has promoted Shannon Williams to executive vice president. Williams most recently served as senior vice president of community engagement for the organization. — Inside Indiana Business
The Mind Trust has promoted Corrie Lapp to senior vice president of finance. Lapp most recently served as the organization’s senior director of finance and operations. — Inside Indiana Business
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Cancer Support Community Central Indiana has been awarded a $100,000 Anthem Signature Program Grant to fund a new community navigation program. The funds will be used to help serve communities of color, empowering patients with the tools and support they need to navigate their cancer journey.

Nonprofits stabilize Indiana's regional economies and employ thousands with well-paying jobs, according to a recent summary released by Indiana University. The findings are based on a collection of new reports that reveal the economic impact made by Indiana-based nonprofits. Read

The Indianapolis Business Journal is accepting nominations for the 2021 Class of Women of Influence. The recognition highlights local women from both the public and private sector who have demonstrated professional excellence and leadership in their careers and community service. Nominations are due Aug. 13. Nominate

The 2021 Indiana KIDS COUNT® Data Book is available. The report provides an in-depth profile on child well-being across the four key areas of family and community, health, economic well-being and education. Access the complete data book.

With funds from the American Rescue Plan Act, Indiana Humanities is offering two COVID-relief grants: operating support grants and programming and capacity-building grants. Nonprofit organizations that provide public programming rooted in the humanities are eligible. Register for an informational webinar 
Connecting with small foundations: What to know now webinar on July 12 from 2-3:15 p.m. Identify small foundations that may support your cause, forge lasting connections, and convey the impact of your work in powerful ways. Cost: $69. Presented by Chronicle of Philanthropy. Register

Effective prospect management strategies to build strong donor relationships webinar on July 21 at noon. Whether you are preparing for a campaign, in the midst of a campaign, or just want to strengthen your development operation, a strong prospect management system can help your team successfully cultivate donor relationships. Cost: Free. Presented by Johnson, Grossnickle & Associates. Register

Cybersecurity: How NFPs protect themselves and their donors webinar on July 21 at 1 p.m. Cost: Free. Presented by Barnes Dennig. Register

Nonprofit fundamentals webinar on Aug. 12, from 10:30 a.m.-noon. In this session, individuals interested in serving on a nonprofit board or expanding their nonprofit knowledge will learn the characteristics of nonprofit organizations and how they are structured, governed, and funded. Offered by Hedges, with presenting sponsors Faegre Drinker and Katz, Sapper and Miller and supporting sponsor FirstPerson Advisors. Register for the event or the full 8-week series
Teacher’s Treasures is looking for donations of brand-new hygiene items, toys, games, craft supplies, new kitchen supplies, office organizers, and reams of copy paper. More info
Beloved leaders look beyond results and demonstrate their personal interest in people so they can increase opportunities for growth and engagement. Ask these 16 questions to learn what employees need.
Nonprofit leaders and human-resource experts share advice to help bring employees back to the office safely and support them in the process.
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Space available for nonprofit in Fountain Square area

Rental spaces available for nonprofits in newly renovated 6,200-square-foot building at 2119 Prospect St. Available as a single space or two spaces with designated entrance and bathrooms, HVAC and common areas, with parking in an adjacent lot. Buildout to suit. Contact Harold Miller, 317-753-2034.
Office Space in Children’s Bureau, Near Northside of Indianapolis

More than 3,000 square feet of unfinished rental space available for a nonprofit. Build-out allowance based on lease terms. Rent includes utilities, cleaning, maintenance, building security, parking and access to common areas (including restroom, kitchen, and conference space). Less than ½ mile from several bus stops. Contact Lewis Rhone at (317) 264-2700.
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Donor Relations Coordinator -Indianapolis Zoo

Development Coordinator - American Legion Auxiliary (ALA)

Corporate Engagement Associate - United Way of Central Indiana

Director of Development - International School of Indiana (ISI)


Membership & Database Coordinator (Part-time) - Alpha Chi Sigma Fraternity

Executive Assistant - Indiana Latino Institute

Project Manager, Real Estate Development - Near North Development Corporation

Branch Director - Boys & Girls Club of Noblesville (BGCN)

Office Administrator - West Indianapolis Development Corporation

House Manager - Indiana Repertory Theatre

Director - Community Partners Region 8 - Children's Bureau, Inc.

Administrative Assistant - Riley Children’s Foundation

Business Manager - Holy Trinity Orthodox Church


Director of Communications - Trinity Episcopal Church

Housekeeper/Events Tech - Eiteljorg Museum

Community Engagement Coordinator - Kids Dance Outreach (KDO)


Accounting Specialist - HVAF of Indiana

Finance Manager - Carmel Clay Public Library


Education Program Specialist - Indiana Latino Institute

Health Youth Specialist - Indiana Latino Institute

College Program Specialist - Indiana Latino Institute

Teen Center Coordinator (part-time) - Boys & Girls Club of Noblesville

Community and Family Coordinator - Edna Martin Christian Center

Senior Angels Program Coordinator - Edna Martin Christian Center


Health Clinician/Pharmacy

PRN Pharmacist - Damien Center