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April 26, 2023

Keeping Midtown Clean: Lilly Endowment Grant Funds Workforce Development

By: Midtown Indy Magazine

Thanks to a $3.78 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc., Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (KIB) is working with partners to clean up litter along several busy streets and waterways in Indianapolis through 2025.

Local partners include the City, Keys2Work, the White River Alliance, and Friends of the White River. Keys2Work is a nonprofit that works with homeless and justice-involved citizens to give them access to training, services, and support. 

Areas of focus include the top 20 thoroughfares identified as having the most litter and illegal dumping determined by the number of complaints to the Mayor’s Action Center. 

Midtown locations include:

KIB continues engaging businesses along these thoroughfares Adopt-A-Block [] for businesses program. 

This article originally, by Thomas P. Healy, appeared in Midtown Indy Magazine. Healy is the magazine’s managing editor. 

Categories: Busy Roads and Waterways, KIB in the News