Impact 100 Greater Indianapolis, a giving circle that pools the resources of philanthropic women, has given grants of $104,000 each to Herron High School, a public Indianapolis charter school, and Horizon House.
At Herron, the money will be used to purchase equipment for the school's fine arts education program, including visual arts, theater, music and dance.
Founded in 2005 and located at 16th and Delaware streets, Indianapolis, Herron High School is a public charter school dedicated to providing a classical liberal arts education for students in grades nine through 12.
Horizon House serves as Indianapolis' only multi-service day center serving the homeless of Central Indiana by providing comprehensive services to homeless individuals, including: day shelter, mail-pick-up, showers, laundry, long-term storage, employment training, case management, mental health and addictions counseling, medical care, legal counseling and referrals to local partnering agencies.
Impact 100 Greater Indianapolis is a charitable giving circle awarding high-impact grants to nonprofits in the community. With the 2008 grant awards, including this one, Impact 100 Greater Indianapolis has cumulatively distributed more than $550,000 in grants, with a minimum $100,000 awarded to each grantee.