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Support the 500 Festival Foundation


As you evaluate your budget, we hope that you will consider allocating a charitable gift to the 500 Festival Foundation. The 500 Festival Foundation is a fully-charitable 501(c)3 organization dedicated to generating funds in support of the 500 Festival’s mission to produce life-enriching events and programs, fostering a positive impact on the city of Indianapolis and state of Indiana. Donations to the 500 Festival Foundation are fully tax deductible as allowed by law.


Whether making a one time donation, setting up a recurring monthly donation or making the 500 Festival Foundation part of your planned giving, all donations are appreciated and further our impact. Please contact Francene Thomas, Director, 500 Festival Foundation & Special Events, to learn more about setting up a recurring donation, planned giving or other opportunities to give.

  One Time Donation  
Donate By Mail

Please make checks payable to: 500 Festival Foundation

You can mail your donation to:

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


The 500 Festival Chairman’s Cup, hosted by Gary Aletto, is an annual golf outing benefiting the 500 Festival Foundation. Mark your calendar and plan to participate in the 2018 Chairman’s Cup on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.



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