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Lilly Endowment, Inc.,

institution founded (1937) at Indianapolis, Ind., by pharmaceutical manufacturer Josiah K. Lilly (1861–1948) as a philanthropic foundation for "the promotion and support of religious, educational, or charitable purposes"; most of its work is confined to the Midwest. The foundation is especially interested in programs designed to foster the growth and development of Christian character. It provides aid to Protestant theological seminaries and other colleges and also supports a broad range of projects in Indianapolis. Its assets in 1998 were about $15.7 billion. See philanthropyphilanthropy,
the spirit of active goodwill toward others as demonstrated in efforts to promote their welfare. The term is often used interchangeably with charity.
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John's, put together the program with the assistance of a university committee and a grant from the Lilly Endowment Inc.
The "Kaleo Project" is an initiative from Denver Seminary, funded by the Lilly Endowment, whose goal is to find ways to minister to young adults aged 23-29.
Clydesdale, a professor of sociology at the College of New Jersey, uses data from programs funded by a Lilly Endowment grant to show the rich rewards produced when colleges engage students, faculty and staff in the notion of vocational callings.
based OrthoWorx was formed in 2009 with initial funding from the Lilly Endowment.
A National Endowment for the Arts and Lilly Endowment Foundation fellowship award winner, Samaras's poems have appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times, and numerous other publications.
said on Thursday that it was selling its Religion News Service to a new non-profit group that is supported by the Religion Newswriters Association, the University of Missouri School of Journalism and the Lilly Endowment Inc.
In 2007, Lilly Endowment announced it would provide $38 million in economic development grants: $26 million to Community Education Coalition and $12 million to Heritage Fund.
My Kappan article, "School/Family/Community Partnerships: Caring for the Children We Share," was part of a special issue coordinated by colleagues at the Lilly Endowment to report new research and development on caring--a critical variable for student development and learning.
Since Marge and I (and many others) first imagined a new future for ACA, we have maximized two significant grants from Lilly Endowment Inc.
The study was supported by funds from the National Institutes of Health and the Lilly Endowment Grant.
Lilly Endowment is giving the grant money to the Kosciusko County Community Foundation, which will, in turn, create a charitable affiliate called the Orthopedic Capital Foundation.