Welcome to Keep Indianapolis Beautiful’s news and info center. You’ll find press releases and news related to keeping Indianapolis the cleanest, greenest, and most beautiful it can be!

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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Lime Partners with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful to Support Revitalization and Community Engagement in Indianapolis

Lime users will be able to round up ride costs to support Keep Indianapolis Beautiful's work maintaining a vibrant and inviting city.

INDIANA FEVER JOINS KEEP INDIANAPOLIS BEAUTIFUL

The Indiana Fever will team with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (KIB), an environmental and community nonprofit, to plant 20 trees to help beautify Indianapolis and celebrate its contribution to the city through its first 20 seasons in the WNBA.

Roche Employees to Take Part in Ninth Annual Day of Service

Roche Employees Will Take Part in Ninth Annual Day of Service This Friday by Planting 150 Trees with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (KIB) in Broad Ripple-area Storm water Basin and Park Beautification.

KIB's Great Indy Cleanup in Christian Park

My Christian Park Neighborhood to “Spring Clean” with the Help of Over 550 Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Volunteers this Saturday.

IUPUI to plant 50 trees on campus with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful

IUPUI to plant 50 trees on campus with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful to celebrate the university’s 50th anniversary and Arbor Day.

KIB Participates in City Nature Challenge 2019

INDIANAPOLIS COMPETES WITH CITIES AROUND THE WORLD TO COLLECT THE MOST WILDLIFE OBSERVATIONS DURING 2019 CITY NATURE CHALLENGE

NextGear Capital employees to volunteer with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful in second annual Day of Service

NextGear Capital employees to volunteer with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful in second annual Day of Service 

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful kicks off the Great Indy Cleanup with 4 weekends of community involvement

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (KIB) and City partner with thousands of Indy residents to pick up litter and beautify communities.

KIB Strengthening Indianapolis Through Arts and Cultural Innovation

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB) has received a grant of $674,520 as part of Lilly Endowment Inc.'s Strengthening Indianapolis Through Arts and Cultural Innovation initiative. KIB is one of 18 organizations receiving grants through this competitive initiative.

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Announces Interim President

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Former board and staff member, Chris Duncan, to serve as organization's leader during national search

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

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