The Christel DeHaan Family Foundation (CDFF) issues grants to entities that offer valuable contributions to the development and enhancement of the arts in central Indiana, with a specific focus on the Indianapolis community.
We do not accept unsolicited proposals. If, after reviewing our criteria, you believe your organization is aligned with our giving, please utilize the contact information page to make your inquiry.
- Summer Youth Program Fund: CDFF is a partner in the Summer Youth Program Fund (SYPF). The SYPF is a collaborative grantmaking effort among local organizations who support agencies that provide summer programming for youth in Marion County, Indiana. To learn more about the SYPF and application process for this Fund, please visit http://www.summeryouthprogramfund-indy.org/
- Board Discretionary Grants: As a Family Foundation, we recognize the importance of allowing each board member to pursue personal philanthropic interests through discretionary grant recommendations which may be outside our focus area.
- Special Project Grants: Some non-arts organizations may receive limited financial support based on past support provided by the Foundation and the organization's mission and standing in the community.
All potential applicants must discuss their proposals with Foundation staff before preparing an application. We do not accept unsolicited proposals.