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Keep Indianapolis Beautiful is a nonprofit with a mission to engage diverse communities to create vibrant public places, helping people and nature thrive. Annually, we work with about 20,000 volunteers on nearly 900 community projects, such as tree plantings, litter cleanups, greenspace creation, mural painting, and habitat restoration.

Our staff is happy provide information and interviews about the work we do in our community. Please reach out to Ashley Haynes, Director of Marketing, at ahaynes@kibi.org or 317.264.7555 x121.

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Keep Indianapolis Beautiful president steps down

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INDIANAPOLIS – (November 16, 2018) David Forsell, long-time president of Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc.  (KIB), has announced his upcoming resignation from his position. The board of directors will name an interim president in the near timeframe, and Forsell will serve in an advisory capacity to the board through the end of the year. KIB will conduct a national search for a new president.  

Saint in the Streets teams up with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful for fall cleanup

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Saints in the Streets to lead River West Neighborhood Great Indy Cleanup with the Help of 400 Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Volunteers this Saturday

Ice Miller Attorneys and Staff Plant Trees and Beautify with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful for Day of Service

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Ice Miller Attorneys and Staff Plant Trees and Beautify with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful for Day of Service Tomorrow

Aetna Foundation Aims to Cultivate Healthy Communities

The Aetna Foundation Awards More Than $2.4 Million in Grants to Help Improve Health in Communities Nationwide

Mannequins Make Bad Volunteers

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Keep Indianapolis Beautiful kicks off fall community projects with a call for human beings because mannequins make bad volunteers.

2019 IPL Project GreenSpaces Selected

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IPL Project GreenSpace recipients selected for transformation in 2019 by Keep Indianapolis Beautiful.

Indianapolis Arborist Named "True Professional of Arboriculture"

Nate Faris instrumental in planting of thousands of trees in Indianapolis 

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Leads Highway Cleanup

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Keep Indianapolis Beautiful leads Great Indy Cleanup event on closed section of I-65 during construction.

KIB Presents "Red, White, & #KIBees" Challenge

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KIB Presents "Red, White, & #KIBees" Challenge for the 4th of July

KIB Kicks Off Third Annual Pollinator Count

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KIB kicks off Indianapolis’ Third Annual Wild Pollinator Count to snapshot city’s pollinator health

Summer of Plogging Kicks off

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Summer Plogging Series for Cleaner Trails and Roadways Kicks Off this Weekend

NextGear Capital Teams Up With KIB

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Indianapolis' Riverside Park to Undergo Habitat Restoration Project with Community Support

Roche Employees Will Take Part in Eighth Annual Day of Service Tomorrow by Planting 200 Trees in Washington Park

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Roche Employees Will Take Part in Eighth Annual Day of Service Tomorrow by Planting 200 Trees in Washington Park

KIB and Athenaeum Celebrate New Downtown GreenSpace

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Keep Indianapolis Beautiful and the Athenaeum Host Celebration of New Downtown Community Greenspace on Monday

"City Nature Challenge" Kicks off

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Indianapolis to Compete in Third Annual ‘Challenge’ Against Over 65 Participating Cities on Five Continents and nearly 300 Partnering Museums, Science Centers and Organizations from April 27–30

600 Volunteers Expected for KIB's Great Indy Cleanup in South Indy

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South Indy Quality of Life Neighborhoods to receive a spring cleaning with the help of over 600 Keep Indianapolis Beautiful volunteers this Saturday.

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful's David Forsell Recognized with J. Sterling Morton Award

International Arbor Day Foundation Honors Lifelong Commitment to Tree Planning
 

Pacers Sports & Entertainment Team Up with KIB

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Pacers Sports & Entertainment Team Up with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful  to Plant Trees During Earth Week

FedEx Cares Teams Up with KIB

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FedEx Cares and Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Team Up in Community Habitat Restoration

Victor Oladipo Teams Up with Mayor Joe Hogsett in Litter PSA

New 'It’s My City' public service announcement encourages residents to get involved
for the betterment of Indianapolis
 

Indiana Pacers Celebrate "Sustainability Week"

Pacers Celebrate "Sustainability Week" with Republic Services & Keep Indianapolis Beautiful 
 

More Than 100 youth to compete for world's greatest summer job at KIB

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More than 100 Indy Youth to Compete for the World’s Greatest Summer Job with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful this Saturday

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Recognized with Award of Excellence from KAB

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Keep America Beautiful Recognizes Keep Indianapolis Beautiful with National Award

Sherrie Bossung Receives Keep America Beautiful's Lady Bird Johnson Award

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Former Eli Lilly and Company Leader Honored for Leadership in Volunteerism by Keep America Beautiful 

Perry meridian high school win Litter PSA Video contest

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Perry Meridian High School Win "It's My City Litter PSA" Video Contest

NextGear Capital Volunteers With KIB

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NextGear Capital to Celebrate Cox Conserves Chairman's Cup Award by Volunteering with KIB.

KIB to host First Friday Event

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KIB to host First Friday Art Show and Announce 2018 Great Indy Cleanup Focus Neighborhoods

Volunteers to plant Monarch butterfly sanctuary along white river

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Volunteers to Plant Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary along White River with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful

KIB's Great Indy Cleanup IN Kennedy King Neighborhood

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Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, City of Indianapolis to host annual Great Indy Cleanup Focus Neighborhood Event in Historic Neighborhood

Efroymson Family Fund awards $115,000 grant to KIB for community greening

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Efroymson Family Fund awards $115,000 grant to KIB for community greening