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Welcome to SustainIndy!

Created in 2008 by Mayor Greg Ballard, the City of Indianapolis’ Office of Sustainability is making the City one of the most sustainable and livable cities in the Midwest.

Since its creation, the Office has led this effort by collaborating to achieve community-defined goals and establishing public-private partnerships to create a more sustainable Indianapolis.

Congratulations to the 2015 Sustainability Awards Winners!


Green Infra Reducing Combined Sewer Overflow - Citizens Energy Group


IND Solar Farm - Airport (IIA), Telamon Corp, Johnson Melloh Solutions, IPL


Growing Places Indy's Farm Expansion and U-Pick - Growing Places Indy, Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center

Thank you to all applicants, businesses and organizations who helped make this year's Awards yet another successful event!

*Application deadlines for the 2016 Indianapolis Sustainability Awards will be announced later in 2015.

Sustainindy Community Grants

The SustainIndy Community Grant program was created by the Indianapolis Office of Sustainability in partnership with the McKinney Family Foundation. The program is seeking initiatives that further economic development, ensure environmental integrity and promote social and cultural vibrancy. Proposals can be submitted at any time during the calendar year and will be reviewed quarterly. Grants will be awarded up to a maximum of $10,000 per project.

Proposals for Round 3 are due August 5, 2015 by 4:00 PM

Download an application.

Click here to visit the idea bank for previously submitted ideas and winning proposals.