Advancing Noblesville Chamber Foundation

Dedicated to Noblesville Business Growth

The Advancing Noblesville Chamber Foundation (ANCF) formed in the fall of 2020 to philanthropically address the intersecting areas of health & wellbeing, education & workforce development, economic & community development, and equity & inclusion.

The Foundation funds post-secondary scholarships, workforce reentry grants, workplace safety and advancement education, disability employment education, community education, workforce related research projects, along with entrepreneur/small business start-up education and counseling. It also presents, in cooperation with the City of Noblesville, the Advancing Noblesville Awards.

A ten-person board of directors leads the organization:

  • Christi Crosser
    Foundation President, Crosser Family Foundation
  • Thorpe Miller
    Indiana Members Credit Union
  • Liz Tate
    Secretary, ECT Consulting
  • Aaron Smith
    Treasurer, MTCHBX.CO formerly Monumental Strategy, LLC
  • Patrick Propst
    Pachlain Creative Collaboration, Faith Community Church, and SERVE Noblesville
  • Esther Lakes
    Spotlight on the Arts
  • Christina Collins
    Ed.D., Ivy Tech
  • Hilary Herendeen
    FNP-C, Riverview Health
  • Jay Mundy
    Brown & Brown Insurance
  • Chris Oukada
    REAL Broker
  • Bob DuBois
    Noblesville Chamber of Commerce
“The Foundation is uniquely positioned to walk alongside the Noblesville Chamber of Commerce and address the unique challenges Noblesville’s leaders are facing .”
Thorpe Miller
Chamber Board Chairman
“The Foundation is uniquely positioned to walk alongside the Noblesville Chamber of Commerce and address the unique challenges Noblesville’s leaders are facing.”
Thorpe Miller
Chamber Board Chairman

The Advancing Noblesville Chamber Foundation is a recognized 501C3 (EIN 85-3829723) not-for-profit public benefit corporation dedicated to Noblesville business community’s success. The Foundation equips Noblesville area employers and their employees with tools necessary to learn and grow in its four key areas of focus.

Education & Workforce Development

Health & Wellbeing

Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

Economic & Community Development

Scholarships & Grants

Post Secondary

Eligibility — high school students enrolling in a 2 or 4 year college program

Awards — $500 and $1,000

Application Deadline — March 22, 2024

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Workforce Ready

Eligibility — students seeking training, skills, and/or equipment to secure employment (i.e. credentials, certifications, software training, tools, equipment, safety clothing)

Awards — program and material costs up to $1,000

Application Deadline — March 22, 2024

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Make A Contribution

Support the work of the Advancing Noblesville Chamber Foundation (ANCF) with a tax-deductible donation today!

Inclusive Leadership Initiative

Supported by the Crosser Family Foundation, the ANCF played a pivotal role in supporting Hamilton County’s first-ever Inclusive Leadership Summit, organized by the Noblesville Diversity Coalition. This groundbreaking initiative draws upon Deloitte’s insightful research, which identifies the six signature traits of inclusive leadership, to foster a more inclusive environment within the community. For more detailed insights on the traits of inclusive leadership, visit Deloitte’s article here.

Inclusive Leadership Summit Recap

Advancing Noblesville Awards

The Advancing Noblesville Chamber Foundation, together with Mayor Chris Jensen and the City of Noblesville, proudly celebrated seventeen businesses, organizations, and individuals across nine diverse categories. These honorees were acclaimed for their outstanding contributions and excellence in their respective fields, setting benchmarks as community role models.

Discover the inspiring sixty-second stories of our 2023 Advancing Noblesville Award Finalists. Dive into the journeys of seventeen finalists, spanning nine categories, and witness the excellence that shapes our community.

Each finalist is featured in a sixty second narrated video montage:

  • Best Renovation or Preservation at 40 seconds
  • Community or Public Service Organization 5:45
  • Community or Public Service Individual 8:25
  • Business of the Year – XBE 12:20
  • Small Business of the Year 15:10
  • Business of the Year 18:00
  • Businessperson of the Year 20:50
  • The Mayor’s Award 24:00 

Make A Contribution

Support the work of the Advancing Noblesville Chamber Foundation (ANCF) with a tax-deductible donation today!

Upcoming Events

State of Health with Riverview Health CEO Dave Hyatt

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Join us to learn more about how Riverview Health, Noblesville's largest employer*, is improving health and growing its services in and around Hamilton County.

State of the Economy with First Merchants Private Wealth Advisor President Michael Joyce

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Join us for the 3rd annual report on the state of the economy as researched by the team at First Merchants Private Wealth.

Birdies & Brews

Thursday, September 12, 2024

Each year the Noblesville Chamber hosts our biggest fundraiser, Birdies & Brews, at Purgatory Golf Club in Noblesville, raising funds for local business support…

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