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Our Mission

The mission of the Nicholas H. Noyes, Jr., Memorial Foundation is to honor the intentions of the founders, Nicholas and Marguerite Noyes, to honor their son, Nicholas H. Noyes, Jr., by continuing the charitable traditions established by Mr. and Mrs. Noyes to make contributions to improve the quality of life in the greater Indianapolis area by supporting charitable organizations and educational institutions serving the residents of central Indiana, by supporting colleges and universities in Indiana, and by contributing to charitable organizations and educational institutions that serve areas which have been of particular importance to the founders.


Nicholas S. Noyes, President

Avery Augustine, Vice President/Secretary

L. Gene Tanner, Treasurer

Kelly L. Mills, Executive Administrator/Asst. Secretary

Sue Richardson, Program Officer



Funding is primarily for cultural; civic and community service; education; environmental; health and human services; and religious initiatives. Read More

Board Members

Avery Augustine, Nancy Ayres, David Harris, Elizabeth H. Noyes, Dan Noyes, Henry S. Noyes, Nicholas S. Noyes, Zeb Portanova, Robert H. Reynolds, L. Gene Tanner. Read More