Neighborhood Achievement Awards

Neighborhood Coordinator

Debbie Sharp
[email protected]
(865) 215-3232

400 Main St., Room 546
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Neighborhood Achievement Awards recognize the work Knoxville's neighborhood organizations do to improve, protect and enhance their neighborhoods. 

Whether your organization is large or small, well established or brand new, your group is encouraged to apply. Yes, you can nominate your own neighborhood group! 

Winners receive $100 for their neighborhood organization to use on future projects. Don’t miss this opportunity to be recognized for the work your neighbors have done throughout 2023. Awards will be given at the invitation-only Neighborhood Awards Dinner in March 2024. 

If your organization would like to apply for a Neighborhood Achievement Award, please fill out this form and return it to Shannett Riley by no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 19, 2024. If you have questions about the form or the nomination process. contact Ms. Riley at 865-215-3232 or [email protected]

Example accomplishments include:

• Beautification and place-making projects, green spaces and community gardens, and other physical improvements to the neighborhood;

• Projects, events and activities that focus on connecting neighbors with one another, such as street fairs, potlucks, home tours, holiday celebrations, and neighbors helping neighbors;

• New or ongoing communication efforts such as newsletters, social media and phone tree networks; and

• Activities involved in launching, reviving, or strengthening a neighborhood group.

2019 Neighborhood Achievement Award Winners [PDF]
2020 Neighborhood Achievement Award Winners [PDF]
2021 Neighborhood Achievement Award Winners [PDF]
2022 Neighborhood Achievement Award Winners [PDF]