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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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selected to participate in this competitive grant program, which is funded by Lilly Endowment Inc.
Fuller Theological Seminary's Fuller Youth Institute (FYI) has received a $1.1 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc.
The initiative is funded by an 18-month, $4.9 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc.
The endowment is currently at $4 million because of a grant from the Lilly Endowment received in October.
This amount includes a $4.4 million unrestricted gift from the Lilly Endowment. However, peak endowment was $122 million in 2007, and unlike most Fitch-rated institutions, market value did not rebound after the 2008 recession, in part due to annual use of endowment to support both operations and debt service.
A new grant initiative begun by the Lilly Endowment aims to reinvigorate lay and religious pastors to sustain and thrive at important transitional moments in their ministerial careers.
In New Testament Greek, kaleo means "to call, to invite." 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.
The Lilly Endowment has three divisions, one of which is religion, by which Eli Lilly meant Christianity.
Warsaw, Ind.-based OrthoWorx was formed in 2009 with initial funding from the Lilly Endowment. It is a community based initiative that works strategically and collaboratively with the orthopedic industry, life-sciences partners and regional stakeholders to advance the orthopedic industry.
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.
might include the assessment programs of the Pew Charitable Trusts and Lilly Endowment in the late 1980s and 1990s regarding the needs of those in pastoral preparation and of theologians working with Hispanic American Catholics, as well as efforts of the then National Conference of Catholic Bishops and the US Catholic Conference.
of Jersey City, N.J., 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.