Celebrating Neighborhood-Led Partnerships

Congratulations Belmont Beach Project, the 2021 Collaborative Spirit Awardee! This project is truly a representation of recognizing neighbors as assets, and working with neighbors to transform communities.

INRC's 16th annual Collaborative Spirit Award celebrates unique, sustainable projects that demonstrate strong neighbor collaboration, leadership, and community partnerships that enhance the quality of life in our community. Awarded projects will be neighbor-led and neighborhood-initiated and driven, embracing the spirit of cooperation and grassroots leadership.

This award recognizes exceptional accomplishments by neighborhood associations and neighborhood-based organizations. Judging will be based on the extent of grassroots leadership and collaboration demonstrated by the nominated organization. Click here for additional information about the award, criteria and selection process.

Previous Award Winners

To read more about all previous Collaborative Spirit Awardees (including nine NUSA awardees in 2007, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2022!) please click here.