500 Festival Foundation

The mission of the 500 Festival Foundation is to generate funds to support the mission of 500 Festival, Inc. Donations to the 500 Festival Foundation are fully tax deductible. All donations are appreciated. Please contact Jen Lowe with any questions.

To contribute, send donations to:

500 Festival Foundation
500 Festival Building
21 Virginia Avenue, Suite 500
Indianapolis, IN 46204

500 Festival Foundation Board of Trustees

Chairman: Cindy Simon Skjodt
Vice Chairman: Al Wurster

John Ackerman: Managing Director, Cardinal Equity Partners
Gary Aletto: Chief Operating Officer, Bright Sheet Metal
Mary Clare Broadbent: President, The Broadbent Company
John Crisp: Executive Director, Cushman & Wakefield
Ted Dickman: CEO, BKD, LLP
Greg Fennig: Vice President of Public Affairs, IPL
David Kosene: President & CEO, Kosene & Kosene Development Company
Connie Lund: (Retired) Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance and Treasurer, OneAmerica Securities, Inc.
Tom McGowan: President and COO, Kite Realty Group
Natalie Roberts: Senior Vice President, Monarch Beverage
Steven J. Schenck: Senior Partner, The Schenck Group, Merrill Lynch
Jerry D. Semler: Chairman Emeritus, OneAmerica Financial Partners
Marlyne Sexton: President, The Sexton Companies
Howard Shearon: Partner, Ernst & Young (retired)
Cindy Simon Skjodt: Civic Volunteer
Paul Sinclair: Partner, Ice Miller
Al Smith Jr.: Chairman, Chase Indiana
Betty Stilwell: Chief Philanthropy Officer, IU Health (retired)
Scott Thiems: EVP Business Banking, Regions Bank (retired)
Steve Walker: Chairman & CEO, Walker Information
Al Wurster: President, Wurster Construction