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Initiatives, Programs & Organizations

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Initiatives, Programs & Organizations


Glick Philanthropies is a family of charitable initiatives, programs and organizations focused on building community and creating opportunity. Together, we strive to strengthen the quality of life in central Indiana and in communities where Gene B. Glick Company properties are located. Learn more about the initiatives, programs and organizations that comprise Glick Philanthropies.

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Glick Family Foundation

The Glick Family Foundation invests in organizations that enhance education, self-sufficiency and quality of life in central Indiana and beyond. Established in 1982 by Indianapolis philanthropists Eugene and Marilyn Glick, the Foundation is one of the most active family foundations in Indiana and has awarded over $185 million to organizations including the Glick Eye Institute at the Indiana University School of Medicine, the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, TeenWorks and many more.

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Glick Housing Foundation

Founded in 2005, Glick Housing Foundation is an Indianapolis-based public charity creating communities where every person has a place to call home and the opportunity to reach their full potential. With a focus on resident well-being, we provide affordable apartment homes to more than 11,000 residents in 46 communities across 11 states. All residents have access to onsite case management, tailored programming, and basic needs support at no cost. Through acquisition, development, and long-term ownership, we preserve affordable housing while advocating for creative solutions to expand affordable housing options.

Glick Fund at Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF)

The Glick Fund at Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) was established by Eugene and Marilyn Glick in 1998 to support a variety of philanthropic organizations and programs in central Indiana, particularly those benefiting the arts, cultural and civic causes, education, self-sufficiency and basic needs. The Glick Fund at CICF also supports initiatives aimed at elevating the quality of life in central Indiana, including through its $18 million gift to the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, an asset connecting core neighborhoods of Indianapolis and driving urban economic development.

Glick Fund at the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis (JFGI)

As descendants of some of the earliest Jewish families in Indiana, Eugene and Marilyn Glick established the Glick Fund at the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis in 1982. The Glick Fund supports local organizations, agencies and programs that serve Indianapolis’ Jewish community and strengthen the city’s Jewish cultural life.

Glick Gives

Glick Gives matches qualified charitable contributions from Gene B. Glick Company team members to not-for-profit organizations. Contributions are matched dollar-for-dollar by the Glick Family Foundation. The Glick Gives program allows Glick team members to support the causes they care about in the communities where they live and work. To date, the Glick Gives program has matched over $525,000 in team member contributions to charitable causes.