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Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation, Inc.

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Purpose and Activities

Support primarily for health care, the vitality of Indianapolis, sustainable employment as well as organizations historically supported by the foundation.


Established in 1986 in IN - Founded by the late Richard M. Fairbanks, the founder and owner of Fairbanks Communications, Inc. and a leader and innovator in radio broadcasting. His company owned and operated 20 radio stations around the country, a television station in Atlanta, cable television systems, a charter airplane company, and interests in real estate. Fairbanks established the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network when he owned and operated WIBC radio.


Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation, Inc.

Independent foundation



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211 N Pennsylvania St, 2500 Indianapolis, IN United States 46204

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