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Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Receives 4-Star Rating Sixth Year in a Row

INDIANAPOLIS – (March 14, 2012) Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB) announced today that they have been awarded a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest and most-utilized independent evaluator of charities.

High marks are given to nonprofits based on a myriad of factors; including financial performance, accountability and transparency performance metrics. Among like-minded organizations, KIB ranks highest—using more than 80 percent of its $3 million budget on program expenses. Nationally, only 5 percent of nonprofits measured by Charity Navigator receive this distinction.

This honor marks the sixth year KIB has been recognized. “To receive a 4-star rating as a nonprofit is extremely important for our funders, project partners, and most importantly our community. To receive this honor continuously speaks to our dedication to our mission to create a more connected and beautiful Indianapolis,” said David Forsell, president of Keep Indianapolis Beautiful.

For more information on KIB’s efforts to beautify the city, to learn about KIB programs or to donate, please visit

About Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB)
Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. is a private, nonprofit organization uniting people to build community and transform public spaces through aesthetic and environmental improvement. In 2011, KIB worked with more than 46,000 volunteers on over 600 community projects throughout the city. To learn more, visit, or follow us on Twitter @kibiorg and like us on Facebook @kibiorg.