Our Initiatives

We acknowledge that financial constraints may have prevented some individuals from participating in the early adopter phase of the inaugural launch of AALFI. We firmly believe that financial limitations should not serve as a barrier to participation in a community initiative. The Every Dollar Has Dignity initiative seeks to remove…

The African American Legacy Fund is an endowed donor-advised fund of The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation. This permanent fund is a philanthropic vehicle that allows any donor to make a charitable contribution, receive a tax benefit and engage with other donors. It then empowers a…


The African American Legacy Fund Giving Circle seeks to increase awareness and engagement by inviting individuals to donate their time and pool their resources to address socioeconomic priorities affecting African Americans in our community. Members will collaborate to invest pooled resources annually to achieve greater collective impact.