Bicentennial Plan Themes
- Business Growth & Startups
- Corporate Citizenship
- Cultural Destinations
- Economic Mobility
- Greenways, Bikeways & Waterways
- Industrial Renewal
- Love Indy
- Open Data
- Project-based Learning
- Resident Involvement
- Talent Development
- Talent Retention & Attraction
- Third Places
Work to ensure that residents, non-profits and government agencies understand where there are opportunities for citizens to engage and where there are gaps.
Highlight local champions, initiatives and community programs that address specific interests, needs and concerns. More details20%
August 1, 2016
December 31, 2020
Create a menu for businesses of all sizes, that presents volunteer and community engagement opportunities around social and community issues, such as education, tutoring, mentoring, food insecurity, skills development and literacy. More details75%
January 1, 2017
June 30, 2017
Develop a strong, compelling communication plan and message for the various communities, stakeholders and residents of Marion County.
Collaborate with other Plan 2020 partners to develop a compelling message and strong communication plan (part 3 of 5). More details0%
July 1, 2018
December 31, 2020
KIB’s THRIVE 365 Corporate Engagement Suitehttp://www.kibi.org/volunteer/corporate-partnerships/
Through the Thrive365 program, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful has a range of opportunities for corporate groups to volunteer through special Days of Service. Companies can help create community greenspaces, create outdoor classrooms at local elementary schools, plant trees, restore native habitat along Indianapolis waterways, and more. Partnering with KIB through the Thrive365 program provides local companies wonderful opportunities to: engage with and demonstrate commitment to the local community; create team-building opportunities for employees; and allow employees and clients to serve and make a difference in the Indianapolis community, impacting local neighborhoods and residents, as well as the environment.
Indiana Sports Corp Exchangehttp://www.indianasportscorp.org/exchange
The Indiana Sports Corp advances Indiana through sports. The not-for-profit organization creates positive impact by hosting world-class sports events in Indianapolis and beyond that drive economic impact, build civic pride, enhance the vibrancy of communities, create media exposure and encourage opportunities for youth. The Indiana Sports Corp is the country’s first and leading sports commission. Among the Indiana Sports Corpâ€™s unique offerings is the Indiana Sports Corp Exchange.
As a part of its mission to encourage opportunities for youth throughout Indiana, the Indiana Sports Corp has created an online portal known as the Exchange that connects youth-serving organizations with Indiana companies and individuals with community resources to help them. Through this free online service, youth-serving organizations may post areas of need or look for resources such as equipment, facilities, services, funding opportunities and volunteers that are made available by participating organizations.
The Indiana Sports Corp advances Indiana through sports. The not-for-profit organization creates positive impact by hosting world-class sports events in Indianapolis and beyond that drive economic impact, build civic pride, enhance the vibrancy of communities, create media exposure and encourage opportunities for youth. The Indiana Sports Corp is the country’s first and leading sports commission. Among the Indiana Sports Corpâ€™s unique offerings is the Corporate Challenge.
More than 160 Indianapolis-area businesses participate annually in competitive and fun events that emphasize healthy lifestyles, friendly competition and camaraderie. Corporate Challenge not only includes more than 20 athletic events such as distance runs and relays, a tug-of-war, basketball shootout, bicycling, and bowling, but each company also competes in industry challenges and compassionate events by making donations for several causes. The compassionate challenges benefit the Susan Williams CHAMPS Grant Program and Geared for Health: Sports Equipment for Kids. The main event takes place annually at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.