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Nicholas H. Noyes, Jr. Memorial Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-12-16

At A Glance

Nicholas H. Noyes, Jr. Memorial Foundation, Inc.

1950 E. Greyhound Pass, No. 18-356

Carmel, IN United States 46033-7730

Telephone: (317) 844-8009


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-12-31)

Assets: $46,315,275

Total giving: $1,893,800





Additional Contact Information

Letter of inquiry contact: Sue Richardson, Prog. Off., e-mail:


Incorporated in 1951 in IN - Nicholas H. Noyes (1883-1977) was the first comptroller of Eli Lilly and Co. in Indianapolis, IN. In 1950, along with wife Marguerite Lilly Noyes, he established the family foundation to memorialize their son, who died tragically in 1939 at the age of 28

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for the arts, civic and community development, k-12 and higher education, environmental preservation and improvement, health and human services, and religious initiatives. .

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Child welfare
  • Community and economic development
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Early childhood education
  • Education
  • Elementary education
  • Family services
  • Health
  • Higher education
  • Hospital care
  • Human services
  • Museums
  • Performing arts
  • Secondary education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Ethnic and racial groups
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People with disabilities
  • Students
  • Associations

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-12-31

Assets: $46,315,275 (market value)

Gifts received: $5,954

Expenditures: $2,112,278

Total giving: $1,893,800

Qualifying distributions: $2,027,516