2014 Nice Grantees
Making Indy Nicer

Nice Grants 2014

Can we just say the good people of Indy have a metric ton of wonderful ideas? This year our deciding didn't get any easier. After much deliberation, we announced our second round of Nice Grants winners on Friday, April 25, 2014. See stories from our 2014 winners!

Activity Winners Partners
March 11, 2015

Know No Stranger turned their Nice Grant into a human-powered music machine.

February 20, 2015

What better way to deliver fruits and veggies from the 27th Street Community Garden to homebound neighbors than a refurbished cargo bike?

January 23, 2015

Kevin Whited of INDYCOG is on a mission to make Indy a better biking city. One path toward that... Read more

Kevin Whited of INDYCOG

October 15, 2014

What started out as a mural improvement project has blossomed into a project to send a message of positivity and celebrate community...

September 18, 2014

Nice Grants headed out to Promise Monsters HQ as they gear up for their "nice" school programs to see how a monster is born.

August 15, 2014

Adam Gross, Melanie Rau, Justin Shimp, and Jessica Dunn give us a sneak-peak of "Onomatopoeia," a bouncy and incredibly catchy song about all of the booms, pows, and zips in our lives.

July 15, 2014

Make Change is off and running! Plant a tree, bike to work or build a rain barrell and you've just earned yourself credits that can be redeemed for goods, food and even beer at awesome local businesses!


June 20, 2014

Peeling Mural

The murals between 52nd and 54th on The Monon have seen better days. But Megan Jefferson and Department of Public Words have a plan...

June 20, 2014

IPS teacher Susan White gave away 91 books to kids, making our first Nice Grants 2014 project a real page turner!

April 25, 2014

10 grants of $1000 are on the line! Who will walk away a Nice Grants winner? 

March 17, 2014

Nice Grants is back for 2014, and we have another 10 grants of $1,000 for 10 crazy / weird / awesome ideas to improve Indianapolis.