KIB's Impact Hub

District 1

Programs

Blocks Adopted34
Great Indy Cleanups0
GreenKids3
GreenSpaces5
Habitat Restoration Projects0
Tree Plantings81
Programs Project Name Location Impacts
IPL Project GreenSpace Speedway Trailhead Park 4904 W. 16th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46224

Next to the looming frame of the world's largest sporting arena sits a remarkable little pocket park. Founded in 2016, the Speedway Trailhead Park boasts an award winning sculpture, native trees and plants, and bike parking!

GreenKids Chapelwood Elementary School 1129 N. Girls School Road
Indianapolis, IN 46214

Students at Chapelwood Elementary will soon enjoy a completed outdoor classroom with native plants, nature play, educational signage, and a small performance area. KIB's GreenKids program is partnering with the school to implement the classroom and establish an environmental club at the school.

District 2

Programs

Blocks Adopted79
Great Indy Cleanups0
GreenKids3
GreenSpaces5
Habitat Restoration Projects4
Tree Plantings179
Programs Project Name Location Impacts
GreenKids Skiles Test Elementary School 7001 Johnson Road
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Skiles Test Elementary worked with KIB to help establish an incredible eco-trail. Walk the trail and observe a decomposition node, a vernal pond, and a nice little natural hideaway right in their backyard.

Great Indy Cleanup BRAG Great Indy Cleanup 6935 Lake Plaza Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Binford Redevelopment and Growth (BRAG) partnered with KIB for our first ever rained-out Great Indy Cleanup in April of 2017. We were able to schedule another cleanup in June, and did a large-scale litter cleanup along streets all over Indy's northwest side.

District 3

Programs

Blocks Adopted90
Great Indy Cleanups1
GreenKids4
GreenSpaces13
Habitat Restoration Projects6
Tree Plantings133
Programs Project Name Location Impacts
Community Forestry Washington Park 3130 E. 30th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46218

In 2018 we re-forested Washington Park (where the zoo used to be). Wanna know how many trees we planted here? 822. In 2018 alone, we planted 822 trees in Washington Park.

GreenKids Rousseau McClellan School 91 5111 Evanston Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46205

School 91 is an ongoing GreenKids partner of KIB. Through 2019 we'll continue to perfect their new outdoor classroom and direct meeting of the environmental club we helped start at the school.

District 4

Programs

Blocks Adopted53
Great Indy Cleanups0
GreenKids0
GreenSpaces6
Habitat Restoration Projects5
Tree Plantings121
Programs Project Name Location Impacts
Community Forestry Bertha Ross Park 3700 Clifton Street
Indianapolis, IN 46208

Bertha Ross Park (yes, near the Dairy Queen) got a little more green in 2015. We planted 88 trees that are still being watering, pruned, and mulched by our Youth Tree Team.

IPL Project GreenSpace Highland Vicinity GreenSpace 2902 N. Capitol Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46208

In 2011, KIB partnered with the community and People for Urban Progress to create a GreenSpace complete with shade structure,  seating, walkways, and lovely native plants.

District 5

Programs

Blocks Adopted120
Great Indy Cleanups2
GreenKids1
GreenSpaces18
Habitat Restoration Projects3
Tree Plantings135
Programs Project Name Location Impacts
Community Forestry Michigan and New York Bike Lane Plantings E MIchigan Street, E New York Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Like the new protected bike lanes along Michigan and New York Streets? In the fall of 2018, we planted 131 trees in the medians to help protect cyclists, shade streets, and collect rain water!

IPL Project GreenSpace Springdale GreenSpace 2325 Nowland Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46201

KIB worked with the Springdale Neighborhood to save one of the city's oldest trees (the Nowland Oak) and build a public pocket park. Visit to learn about this majestic tree and what Indy may have been like when it was planted. . . over 250 years ago!

District 6

Programs

Blocks Adopted93
Great Indy Cleanups4
GreenKids2
GreenSpaces13
Habitat Restoration Projects2
Tree Plantings150
Programs Project Name Location Impacts
Community Forestry Harding & I-70 Planting S. Harding Street
Indianapolis, IN 46221

In addition to other plantings around the city for Lilly Global Day of Service, KIB planted 96 trees in the interchange of Harding and I-70 on the near west side.

GreenKids Crispus Attucks High School 1140 Doctor M.L.K. Jr. St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202

KIB partnered with Crispus Attucks High School students to start an environmental club and create a green space, officially named “Tiger’s Corner,” on the southeast quadrant of their campus. The club focused on tree planting and recycling efforts around campus.

District 7

Programs

Blocks Adopted115
Great Indy Cleanups4
GreenKids3
GreenSpaces15
Habitat Restoration Projects3
Tree Plantings237
Programs Project Name Location Impacts
IPL Project GreenSpace Merrill Street GreenSpace 598 Virginia Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46225

In 2013 KIB installed it's first GreenSpace along the new Indianapolis Cultural Trail. The Merrill Street GreenSpace is one of our smaller pocket parks, but still offers lounging area and a variety of native plants and trees. 

Great Indy Cleanup Old Southside Great Indy Cleanup 1310 S. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46227

At the April 2016 Great Indy Cleanup event the residents of Old Southside chose to focus on street and gutter cleanups, invasive removals and plant prep work. 170 trees were planted by volunteers in nearby Garfield Park also in coordination of the event. 

District 8

Programs

Blocks Adopted60
Great Indy Cleanups0
GreenKids1
GreenSpaces3
Habitat Restoration Projects15
Tree Plantings128
Programs Project Name Location Impacts
Community Forestry Ellenberger Park Trees 5301 East St Clair Street
Indianapolis, IN 46219

KIB has planted over 100 trees in and around Ellenberger Park in Irvington. We've used it as a training site for our Youth Tree Team as well as the location for neighborhood pantings. And it's a great park!

IPL Project GreenSpace Irvington Plaza 6200 E. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46219

KIB installed a GreenSpace along the Pennsy Trail with a unique gathering space and plenty of native flowers!

District 9

Programs

Blocks Adopted11
Great Indy Cleanups0
GreenKids1
GreenSpaces2
Habitat Restoration Projects0
Tree Plantings35
Programs Project Name Location Impacts
IPL Project GreenSpace Shelton Heights GreenSpace 3836 Rockville Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46241

What was recently an abandoned trailer park on the city's west side is now a pocket park and gathering space where kids can safely play. 

GreenKids Lynhurst 7th and 8th Grade Center 2805 S. Lynhurst Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46241

Students from the Lynhurst 7th & 8th Grade Center have been hard at work creating a vibrant Veteran’s Memorial Garden on their campus. A component of this greenspace is a large art piece that serves to honor American's Veterans.

District 10

Programs

Blocks Adopted19
Great Indy Cleanups1
GreenKids0
GreenSpaces3
Habitat Restoration Projects0
Tree Plantings88
Programs Project Name Location Impacts
IPL Project GreenSpace University Height Park 4133 Mathews Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46227

KIB, with the University Heights neighborhood and UIndy helped create a community park, with beautiful trees and flowers, a shelter, and walkways.

Great Indy Cleanup SO Indy Great Indy Cleanup 4200 S. East Street
Indianapolis, IN 46227

In April of 2018, across eight neighborhoods, 18 projects were completed, thanks to the help of over 550 volunteers—our largest cleanup on record!

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