Lilly Endowment awards $100M for initiative focusing on Indy's Black community

Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded a $100 million grant to the National Urban League to create an initiative dedicated to studying and improving quality of life for Black residents of Indianapolis.

The newly formed Indianapolis African American Quality of Life Renewal Initiative is in part a response to the ways the coronavirus pandemic has disproportionately affected Black people and illuminated decades of economic disparities for that community, the league said…

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