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| January 19, 2021
The Mind Trust and United Way of Central Indiana launch summer learning initiative for Marion County students with $500k initial investment

The Mind Trust (TMT) and United Way of Central Indiana (UWCI) today announced a joint investment of $500,000 to launch a community-based initiative to accelerate learning for Marion County students this summer. The initiative will focus on Indianapolis’ highest need neighborhoods and will build on existing efforts, such as The Mind Trust’s Community Learning Sites, and United Way’s long-standing partnerships with youth-serving community organizations to mitigate learning loss caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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| December 7, 2020
At Your School and Indy Parks partner with The Mind Trust to open four new Community Learning Site locations

The Mind Trust today announced that four new Community Learning Sites are open to families in partnership with At Your School (AYS) and Indy Parks. There are now 26 open Community Learning Sites, which are small hubs that provide eLearning support and supervision at no cost to Indianapolis families with the capacity to serve 882 students.

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| November 20, 2020
The Mind Trust announces $207,000 investment in 22 Community Learning Sites to provide Indianapolis families with no-cost eLearning support and supervision through school building closure dates

The Mind Trust today announced it will invest $207,000 to fund the operation of 22 Community Learning Sites that will be open from November 30, 2020, through January 15, 2021, and be available for more than 800 children in grades K-12. An initiative of The Mind Trust that began in August 2020, Community Learning Sites are hubs where small groups of students are provided weekday eLearning supervision and support at no cost to families through partnerships with Indianapolis churches and community centers.

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| October 15, 2020
The Mind Trust and City of Indianapolis invest $88,000 in extension of three Community Learning Site locations

The Mind Trust today announced the extension of its Community Learning Site initiative with an $88,000 investment, which includes a $24,000 contribution from the Indianapolis Mayor’s Office of Education Innovation, to fund the continued operation of three sites. The three sites that will continue to serve students through Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020 are: Christamore House, Cornerstone Lutheran Church operated by Shepherd Community Center, and The Reset Center. 

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| September 21, 2020
The Mind Trust awards $25,000 to ProAct Indy for service learning partnership with two Indianapolis schools

The Mind Trust today announced it has awarded $25,000 to ProAct Indy to support Kids in Action programming at Circle City Prep and Kindezi Academy, two public K-8 schools on the eastside of Indianapolis. Funds will support weekly leadership and social equity workshops for students and monthly service projects that connect employees from local businesses and organizations with the two school communities.

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