Each year, Prosperity Indiana celebrates individuals and organizations in Indiana that have made a positive impact on the Hoosier community economic development field. Help us recognize individuals and projects in Indiana that have demonstrated excellence in the field of community economic development.
Award nominations are due by Friday, November 30, 2018.
Prosperity Indiana's Annual Awards:
The Michael Carroll Community Economic Development Leadership Award honors an individual who has exhibited exceptional advocacy to further support the community economic development industry.
The John Niederman Rural Development Leadership Award honors an individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in improving the quality of life, influencing policies, and fostering opportunities for growth and development for the betterment of rural Indiana.
The Robert O. Zdenek Staff Member of the Year Award honors an individual who contributes to their organization and to the community economic development field as a whole. This person shows leadership and personal initiative and continues participation and contribution to general public service.
Award winners will be recognized at the 2019 Prosperity Indiana Summit during the Awards Luncheon and Plenary. Each winner will have the opportunity to designate a 501(c)3 nonprofit to receive a cash award.
The Key Award for Supportive Services Program of the Year honors a unique program model that leads in the area of service provision and/or volunteerism.
Please note that you must complete the entire nomination form in order for your nominee to be considered. Make sure you select the correct award category. If you'd like to prepare your answers before completing the form, look below to see what will be requested regarding each award. Note that you'll also have the opportunity to attach up to 3 supporting documents (e.g. newspaper articles), but no attachments are required.
Nomination questions for each award:
Michael Carroll Community Economic Development Leadership Award Nomination:
John Niederman Rural Development Leadership Award Nomination:
Robert O. Zdenek Staff Member of the Year Award Nomination: