In an effort to let our community know about the tremendous resources and assistance that our corporate and civic organizations are coordinating in this time of uncertainty and need, the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership has put together a listing of these efforts.

Safe Return to Work for Indiana’s Manufacturing, Logistics, and Warehouse Sectors

Safe Return to Work for Indiana’s Office environments

Safe Return to Work for Indiana’s Sales and Service Operations

CICP President and CEO David Johnson and Cummins Chairman and CEO Tom Linebarger speak with Inside INdiana’s Gerry Dick about return-to-work playbooks [WATCH]


Mayor Hogsett unveils plan to help Indy music venues

City announces additional support for bars and restaurants looking to reopen

PNC announces more than $5.3M for COVID-19 hardship relief and small business support in Indiana

Indiana State Medical Association launches program to supply medical offices with PPE

City provides free face masks to Marion County residents

Indianapolis Mayor, City-County Council announce new federal COVID-19 funds; $10M from Lilly Endowment 

Ivy Tech offering free classes and training to Hoosiers needing next step and career solutions

Lilly Endowment grants $15.7M for Indiana’s early learning opportunities

Indiana early care education providers can apply for grants [HERE]

Ascend Indiana teams with chambers of commerce to connect college jobseekers and employers

IU’s Kelley helping small businesses build online capabilities in age of COVID-19

IU Health, other CICP members accelerating payments to Indiana vendors

City and Indy Chamber offering reimbursement grants for customer, employee PPE

Tech hub provides job matching for laid off workers

Businesses, associations support Holcomb’s plan to restart state of Indiana

Applications open for Fishers’ recovery loans

City-County Council approves $25M to IndyChamber fund to help small businesses

Indy medical mask maker continues to hire to meet demand

Kite Realty launches loan program to assist tenants

MSP Aviation manufacturing face shields for healthcare workers

ClusterTruck expands to grocery delivery

Indiana economic recovery team named

Indy tech startup Andromeda launches social distancing app

West Central Indiana launches hub to help businesses respond to pandemic  

Indianapolis E-Learning Fund launches with more than $2.6M

Alexander hotel offering free rooms to medical workers, first responders

Colts and Pacers team up to support community centers in COVID-19 emergency

IndyCar factory workers cutting fabric for hospital gowns

#INthistogether, Governor announces social distancing campaign

Lilly Endowment makes additional $33.5M in grants to help Indiana communities respond to COVID-19

City of Noblesville announces small business resilience grants

Salvation Army receives $15M from Lilly Endowment for COVID-19 relief efforts

Junior League of Indianapolis contributes to Patachou Foundation to help provide meals for IPS families

Indy Eleven and Shop Indy team up – selling tee shirt to benefit medical workers

Riley Children’s Foundation creates relief fund for Riley patient families, programs and staff needs

Mayor Hogsett and Indy Chamber announce $3M toward $10M goal for Rapid Response Loan Fund to help small businesses. Anthem commits $1M

Henry County Economic Development Corp. offers COVID related loans

Mayor Joe Hogsett announces rent deferral program for City Market tenants

Hoosier healthcare workers can get free Crocs with “free pair for healthcare”

Indiana National Guard delivering much needed medical supplies to hospitals

Forty-six organizations receive immediate grants from the Central Indiana COVID-19 Community Economic Relief Fund

Indy Chamber assisting small business with online information hub

Gener8tor/IEDC Emergency Response Program includes services to help businesses weather the crisis- free webinar  – register by Mar 25

Indiana Chamber provides COVID-19 resource to benefit business

SBA loans available for Indiana businesses impacted by COVID-19

JP Morgan Chase commits $50 million to support underrepresented communities, businesses and nonprofits impacted by COVID-19

Indiana Manufacturers Association creates COVID-19 forum to connect manufacturers to share ideas – must create login/profile

“Carry Out Only” parking available for Indy restaurants – email for signage

Kroger job openings, taking applications from those whose current jobs have been suspended

Walmart hiring 2,000 Hoosiers, paying bonuses for current hourly employees

Lowe’s commits $25 million to support needs during pandemic includes protective products for health care

Broad Ripple Village Association launches relief fund for businesses and employees


Lilly Endowment has dedicated more than $156M to pandemic response since March  

Lilly Endowment launching $20M fund to help youth-serving organizations

Applications for Indy’s rent assistance program open on July 13

Governor Holcomb announces $25M renters assistance initiative

United Way of Central Indiana and City of Indianapolis providing grants to nonprofits for purchase of PPE

Central Indiana COVID-19 Community Economic Relief Fund makes third round of grants – totals $15.8M to date

Funding available for nonprofits

Community Economic Relief Fund announces 2nd round of grants, $4.5M for emerging issues

Anthem waiving cost shares for COVID-19 treatments

National newsletter gives Indy Chamber nod while explaining local, federal relief efforts for COVID-19

Ball State trustees approves COVID-19 related paid leave

State to use $5 million Lilly Endowment grant to create center for homeless with COVID-19

Central Indiana COVID-19 Community Economic Development Fund – $16.5 million

City of Indianapolis’ COVID-19 Worker Support

Information on unemployment insurance for those impacted by COVID-19

Indiana 2-1-1 is available to anyone needing a variety of resources


Vectren provides updates to customers concerning service during pandemic

Duke Energy is suspending electricity nonpayment disconnection

City of Indianapolis’ COVID-19 Utilities Support


Purdue team works to extend life of N95 masks

IU looking for volunteers in COVID-19 immunity study

Lilly begins second COVID-19 antibody study

Lilly begins first human trials of COVID-19 antibody treatment

IU launches statewide COVID-19 immunity study

Roche antibody testing continues expansion

Purdue partners with Microsoft to better understand COVID-19 impact on research

Purdue’s Bindley Bioscience Center working with India company on COVID research

State health department announces drive-thru testing clinics

Lilly teams with Gilead for potential COVID-19 treatment

Roche’s antibody test gets FDA emergency use authorization

IU creates healthcare app to track COVID

Bloomington tapped for COVID-19 vaccine manufacture

State to begin large scale COVID-19 testing

IU School of Medicine launches study to determine number of asymptomatic people with COVID-19

IU and IU Health collaborate in fight against COVID-19

State health department, IUPUI partner on COVID-19 study

County health department, city expand COVID-19 testing in Marion County

Indiana CTSI partners with universities and local campuses of Ivy Tech CC to make PPE

State health department announces four new COVID-19 drive-thru clinics

Purdue vet school will provide COVID-19 testing for humans

IU & Regenstrief Institute launching COVID-19 survey

Lilly to study use of arthritis drug to treat COVID-19

More drive-through COVID-19 testing sites launch

Versiti Blood Center of Indiana seeking plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients

Notre Dame using 3D printing to make PPE

Indianapolis company hc1 creates tool to track COVID-19

Lilly begins COVID-19 study on people who are asymptomatic

Indiana CTSI partners with state agencies, researchers to evaluate, inform Indiana COVID-19 practices, programs and policies

Social distancing campaign adds to Lilly’s COVID-19 efforts

Butler adds computer power to COVID-19 research

Purdue researchers joined the coronavirus fight early on – 30 research projects launched, 20 more in the wings

IUPUI, IU School of Medicine and IU Health research collaboration developing real-time COVID-19 test

University of Notre Dame researcher developing more accurate virus testing

IU faculty engaged in array of research relevant to COVID-19

IU Health virtual clinic offers free coronavirus screening

Indiana University working to protect community – monitoring rapidly changing COVID-19 situation

Lilly and other life sciences companies work alongside Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to fight COVID-19

Inside Indiana Business INsiders looks at Roche Diagnostics’ huge role in COVID-19 testing

Lilly seeing ‘phenomenally positive’ response to drive-thru testing

Roche sending out third batch of 400,000 test kits

Indiana Health Information Exchange using data to stem COVID-19 outbreak

Notre Dame researchers studying spread of COVID-19

IU Health will start confirmation testing for COVID-19

Purdue University research teams developing portable paper coronavirus test

Lilly expands drive-thru testing to first responders

Lilly to begin drive-thru coronavirus testing for health care workers

Lilly partnering with AbCellera to develop vaccine 

Lilly partners with Indiana State Department of Health to accelerate COVID-19 testing

Roche Diagnostics shipping COVID-19 test kits

Regenstrief Institute develops unique codes to track spread of COVID-19

Butler University research teams study respiratory viruses


Kroger offers COVID-19 testing

City, Indy Chamber, Ascend Indiana launch initiative to connect employers with job seekers

Duke Energy grants $380k to education organizations

Navy lab offers patent portfolio to battle COVID-19

Glick Philanthropies donates $250k to Indy Chamber Rapid Response Loan Fund

Kokomo GM hiring 1,000 temps to make ventilators

State partners with IU startup to improve nursing home care

Old National commits $1.2M to COVID-19 relief and support programs

GM Kokomo: ventilators  delivered, ready for use

First Internet Bank to provide $250k to small business and nonprofits

Cummins, 3M team up to make respirator filters for front-line medical workers

IU’s Kelley School campaign results in 10k masks for hospitals

Ventilator production begins at Kokomo GM plant

Indiana companies honored for COVID-19 response

Cummins partnering with DuPont to help provide synthetic membrane for N95 masks

Purdue Boiler ‘Makers’ producing PPE for hospitals, working closely with IU Health and IU School of Medicine

Jim Irsay donating 10k N95 masks to Indiana State Department of Health

Partnership between IU Health and Langham Logistics helps to maintain medical supply capacity during COVID-19

Pandemic shows Indiana businesses at their best

Indiana Secretary of Commerce: Indiana businesses stepping up in COVID-19 fight

Indy Distiller Hotel Tango making hand sanitizer



Mayor announces city receives $7M for homeless support

Startup aims to provide vacations for healthcare workers

State launches mental health resource during pandemic


Food bank partners with Indianapolis Motor Speedway, State Fairgrounds to provide fresh produce, meat to thousands

Second Harvest Food Bank distributes more than 1.5M pounds of food

Indiana FSSA launches ‘Operation Food’

FFA chapter providing milk and meat to those in need

Lucas Oil Stadium, Salvation Army, Midwest Food Bank team up to pack 10k boxes of food

Dairy Association donating milk to those in need

OPHS partners with Second Helpings to help feed homeless

Indiana companies respond big to Gleaners call to help feed families

The Alexander supports Second Helpings as satellite kitchen for seniors and families in need

Sahm’s Cafeteria is satellite kitchen for Second Helpings – extra 1100 meals per day for seniors, families in need

Elanco donates $700k to Gleaners and other food banks. Leads coalition to raise $1.6M to feed 10,000 IPS families

Indianapolis Colts Owner Jim Irsay issues a $1 million dollar challenge to help Gleaners food bank and IndyStar newsroom pledges $5,000 toward Irsay’s challenge

WFYI map of free meals for students in Marion County

Indy Parks offering free meals to kids 18 and under

Community Food Compass connects Indy residents to food and nutrition services


Women’s Fund Awards $10K Emergency Grant to Diaper Bank

Mayor Joe Hogsett, City Leaders Announce Childcare Opportunities for Family of First Responders

City of Indianapolis’ COVID-19 childcare support


Indianapolis Animal Care Services to pilot national program to help pet owners during pandemic


Training grants available for displaced workers

Indianapolis E-Learning Fund sends $1.5M to Marion County districts and charter schools

IU residence halls being used to fill critical need for health care workers

Butler student develops COVID-19 education campaign

Zotec Foundation makes $10k grant to help foster youth cope with pandemic

NCAA to give spring sports athletes extra year of eligibility

Rose-Hulman math and science helpline extends hours to help homebound students


Indiana Arts Commission announces relief fund

Local seamstresses and artists making gowns and masks for Eskenazi

Arts Council of Indianapolis and community funders announce $275,000 Indy Arts & Culture COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund

Indy Arts & Culture COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund

City of Indianapolis’ COVID-19 artist support


Indy Brewers producing ‘Social Distance Pale Ale,’ proceeds go to service industry workers

Chamber launches #SupportSpeedway campaign

You can help with the Community Heroes Meal Program

United Way of Central Indiana has volunteer opportunities to help those affected by COVID-19

Visit Indy tee shirt sale benefits tourism workers raises $61k in six days

Indiana crafters making homemade masks for first responders

Hoosiers working together to make free masks for health care workers and first responders

Indiana Historical Society wants to document your COVID-19 story

Overwhelming demand sells out Visit Indy tee shirt fundraiser helping hospitality and arts

What you can do to help Indiana’s economy right now

United Way of Central Indiana – Ways to volunteer during the health crisis

JPMorgan Chase offers tips to donating effectively and safely

City of Indianapolis’ donation and volunteer opportunities


Indiana State Department of Health call center to help Hoosiers with COVID-19 questions. Staffed 24/7 call 877-826-0011 or visit online

Indiana 2-1-1 is available to anyone needing a variety of resources