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Apply for a Neighbor Power Indy 2022 Award!

About the Neighbor Power Indy Awards Program:
Neighbor Power Indy features an awards program that recognizes grassroots activities and accomplishments that strengthen our neighborhoods and our city. Awards will be presented in three categories, honoring neighborhood-based organizations and collaborations. Winning organizations in each category will receive a monetary award.

Selection will be based on the extent of grassroots leadership, community engagement, partnerships, impact and if these activities can be replicated. The Awards Committee is composed of neighborhood and community leaders.

Eligibility:
Neighbor Power Indy awards are designed to recognize neighbor- and neighborhood-led projects. If your neighborhood-based organization completed a neighborhood project or activity in 2021, nominate it for the 2022 Neighbor Power Indy Awards competition. For descriptions of all previous awardees, please click here.

Eligible applicants must be groups of individuals, associations, or not-for-profit organizations (community development corporations, grassroots organizations) working in partnership with neighborhoods and neighbors. Eligible projects must have been completed in Marion County between January 2021 and December 2021.

Award Categories:

  1. Connecting Community Award. Projects or activities that improve services, cultural aspects, or connections in a neighborhood. Examples include a neighborhood festival, community engagement programs, etc.
  2. Building Local Economy Award. Projects or activities that improve business diversity or economic aspects of a neighborhood. Examples include a farmer’s market, an eat/shop local initiative, small business support, etc.
  3. Inspiring Places Award. Projects or activities that improve safety, housing, or beautification aspects of a neighborhood. Examples include neighborhood clean-up efforts, streetscape improvements, gateways, a local mural project, etc.

Click here to submit your nomination!