About us

For more than 30 years, the Indianapolis performing arts community has come together for Deborah J. Simon Spotlight, a night of song, dance, drama and theater to raise money for The Indiana AIDS Fund, a fundraising program of The Health Foundation of Greater Indianapolis. The Health Foundation of Greater Indianapolis is the largest private funder of HIV/AIDS programs in Indiana, and Spotlight is the largest HIV prevention arts fundraiser in the Midwest.

Serving for

To date, the Health Foundation of Greater Indianapolis has provided more than $30 million to more than 75 partner organizations throughout Indiana through the Indiana AIDS Fund. The Fund has been recognized for funding cutting-edge treatment as prevention and testing programs that otherwise would not have received support from other sources.


Spotlight 2024 Participating Arts Organizations

Spotlight is the Indiana AIDS Fund’s primary fundraiser for HIV prevention through testing and treatment program grants in Indiana.

With your support, we can positively impact Hoosiers at risk for HIV, keep those with HIV on life-saving medications, and increase the amount of funds we grant to agencies and organizations across the state for prevention and HIV testing.

Become a Sponsor


Our thanks to the following generous sponsors of Spotlight

Title Sponsor

Deborah J. Simon

Presenting Sponsor

Efroymson Family Fund

Patron Sponsor

Gilead Sciences
The National Bank of Indianapolis
Tim Garnett, MD & Peter Slaymaker


Community Solutions
Eskenazi Health
MiraVista Diagnostics
James Spain & Derek Theriac
Michael Carter & Marcie Brown Carter


Aspire Indiana Health 
Blue & Co., LLC
C.H. Douglas & Gray Wealth Management
Circle City HIV/AIDS Coalition
Denton Bingham Greenebaum
Shalom Health Care Center 
Ninya Bostic
Stephen Everett & Chase Jonas
Timothy P Flynn & Robert P Schmid
Jason Grisell & David Chropka
Ryan Nix & Dan Mendoza
Sean Obermeyer & Nathan Nitsch
Derrick Summers
Douglas Tillman


Monday, April 22, 2024
Clowes Memorial Hall of Butler University


Spotlight 2024 tickets are now on sale through Ticketmaster or the Clowes Memorial Hall Box Office.

VIP Reception:6:00pm – 7:00pm

If you cannot make the show and would still like to support the cause, you can also mail your donation to:

Indiana AIDS Fund, Inc
429 East Vermont Street, Suite 400
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Make check payable to the Indiana AIDS Fund, Inc. All donations are tax deductible, Tax ID: 83-0918594