Arts Council of Indianapolis receives NEA Grant

Arts Council of Indianapolis receives NEA Grant for arts-based Community Development Investment in Indianapolis’ neighborhoods.   Indianapolis, IN— The Arts Council of Indianapolis has been awarded a $50,000 Our Town grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for a program aimed at crime prevention and public safety for the Near Eastside.  The award is one of 89 announced […]

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I Am Ubuntu Events

I Am Ubuntu, the IndyEast Diversity & Inclusion task force, is hosting two events in the middle of June.   June 16th: Community screening of the movie “13th” followed by a panel discussion. Located at Brookside Community Church (1035 Olney St) FREE!     June 17th:  Reentry Expo, 11am – 2pm, at Englewood Christian Church (57 N Rural St). The goal […]

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The Near Eastsides Very Own Auto History

We’re only 8 days away from the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500. While it’s well known around the world that Indy is a racing town, there is an abundance of racing history located on the Near Eastside and in the Promise Zone. Circle City Industrial Complex The Circle City Industrial Complex, or locally known as CCIC or “Big Blue”, is […]

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Roche Annual Day of Service

Pogue’s Run Art & Nature Park will receive a makeover this Friday, May 5, with the help of more than 200 Roche Diagnostics (Roche) employees as part of its annual Day of Service event with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB). This year volunteers will be working in the Pogue’s Run Art and Nature Park to plant 100 trees—and sprucing up […]

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HUD Grant Writing Training

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in partnership with the IndyEast Promise Zone will be hosting a FREE Capacity Building/Grant-Writing Training at University of Indianapolis (1400 E Hanna Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46227) on Wednesday May 31 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The training will focus on strategies to enhance community and organizational development and the art of successful […]

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Outreach Inc.’s New Building

Outreach Inc., a youth homeless ministry on the Near Eastside of Indianapolis, is having a grand opening for their new Program Center, which is located at 2416 E New York St Indianapolis, IN 46201. All are welcome, so invite your friends and join us on Monday April 17th from 9am – 7pm. Learn more.  

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Shepherd Community Center Donation Opportunity

Shepherd Community Center is in need of donations for their food pantry. Every Saturday Shepherd serves as many as 50 households through their food pantry. This program allows them to meet physical needs as well as build face-to-face relationships with neighbors in need. However, the pantry is currently running extremely low to meet the needs of the neighborhood families, and they […]

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