Herbert Simon Family Foundation is a private non-operating foundation. Established in 1999, the foundation has been providing support for organizations in hopes of creating more equitable, sustainable and vibrant communities with an emphasis on Central Indiana. In 2011, Herbert Simon Family Foundation expanded its board to include the second generation of the family and engaged CICF’s philanthropic services, including strategic charitable advising and grant-making counsel.
The foundation promotes social justice in Central Indiana in the areas of:
- Arts & culture
- Basic needs
- Environment (including animal welfare)
- Healthy living
The Herbert Simon Foundation is a Central Indiana Community Foundation affiliate and is managed by CICF to support major community initiatives that meet pressing needs and improve the quality of life for residents of Marion and Hamilton Counties.