About Lumina Foundation
Lumina Foundation is an independent, private foundation in Indianapolis that is committed to making opportunities for learning beyond high school available to all. We envision a system that is easy to navigate, delivers fair results, and meets the nation’s need for talent through a broad range of credentials. Our goal is to prepare people for informed citizenship and for success in a global economy.
Based in Indianapolis, the Foundation employs roughly 55 staff members and has an endowment in excess of $1 billion. In 2016, Lumina awarded 87 grants, totaling more than $45 million.
Lumina Foundation is the nation’s largest private foundation focused solely on increasing Americans’ success in higher education.