LISC National

Love Thy Neighborhood Awards Submission Deadline Jan. 30


The LOVE thy Neighborhood Awards were created in 2017 to encourage the transformation of neighborhoods throughout the Indy region into authentic and vibrant places profoundly attractive and livable for both residents and visitors.

LISC Indianapolis is soliciting nominations in all four award categories for the 2020 Love Thy Neighborhood Awards. An organization, individual, initiative or project can be nominated by a community member or they can self-apply. Three Nominees/Applicants will be selected as finalists in each category by a selection committee comprised of community development stakeholders.

The application deadline is Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020 at 11:59 pm.

All 12 finalists will receive a complimentary video profile for their use. The winner in each category will be announced at the event. Each winner will receive a $2,500 unrestricted award. In addition, a $5,000 People's Choice Award will be given, determined by voting of attendees at the event.

Learn more:

2019 Livability Winner: Indy Urban Acres

2019 Opportunity Winner: The Build Fund

2019 Vitality Winner: HAND'S Home Place Gardens

2019 Education WInner: Starfish Initiative 

2019 People's Choice Winner: Brookside Community Play