Remembering Bobby Fong: A Success Story in Public Education

by Ena Shelley: Very recently, Butler University received the sad news that our former President Dr. Bobby Fong had passed away.  He was a beloved leader who cared deeply about IPS and held a special place in his heart for teachers. When Butler was asked to work with IPS to open Short
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IPSEF benefits from Indianapolis Monthly Downtown Living Tour

As we at the IPS Education Foundation know, one of the keys to a strong, thriving city is a strong school system. Another key is great options for downtown living. Indianapolis Monthly is hosting a great event this September that benefits both of these aspects of a thriving downtown.
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A Final Reflection

Our summer intern Erin Gahimer wanted to share thoughts on her time with us in this blog post. We wish her the best of luck as she heads to graduate school this fall. While my time with the IPS Education Foundation has been a relatively short tenure, I have enjoyed the experience and
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Changing Indianapolis through supporting IPS classrooms

By Leslie Marling, IPSEF Intern: When I first started my internship with the IPS Education Foundation, I wasn’t sure how I felt about Indianapolis. I had moved back only recently to Indiana after seven years away, and all of the stereotypes of Midwest America were deeply ingrained in
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Ten Reasons to Make IPSEF your Brackets for Good team

As March Madness begins to hit NCAA basketball fans, the IPS Education Foundation is getting in on the madness with Brackets for Good, a bracket competition for nonprofits. Kicking off February 28, Brackets for Good puts 64 Indianapolis nonprofit organizations in a bracket-style compe
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Monumental support for IPS students

The IPS Education Foundation received a big check during the big game when the Indiana Pacers hosted their NBA home opener at Banker’s Life Fieldhouse against the Orlando Magic on October 29. The $87,750 check for the Foundation was presented by the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon at
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