Educate. Empower. Elevate.

A vehicle and voice for the social and economic advancement of youth and families in Indiana.


As a pillar of the Indiana community for nearly 50 years, IBE has encouraged and empowered individuals through education, events, and hands-on initiatives. The organization has continued to evolve its programming to find new ways to proactively address the most relevant issues in order to make a valuable contribution for positive change. This is just the beginning.

IBE provides approximately $100k annually to help Indiana students attend college. It has added more than $4.6 million in college scholarships since 1983.

Summer Celebration 2019

The biggest event of the summer featuring free concerts, celebrity basketball, film, arts and culture with proceeds supporting IBE programs.

Join us July 11th – 21st.