Neighborhood Improvement Award

About The Award

The Neighborhood Improvement Award recognizes a neighborhood project or activity which improves, enhances and/or maintains the quality of life in their community. Your description of the project should focus on details of its planning, completion and membership involvement. Neighborhood groups may nominate their own project or the project of another group.

  1. Eligibility Requirements
  2. How to Nominate
  3. Support Documentation for Nominee
  4. Submission Deadline
  5. Judging Criteria

Eligibility Requirements

Any resident-led, resident-controlled city neighborhood organization recognized by the RNA and Office of Neighborhood Services is eligible to apply or be nominated for these awards. This includes neighborhood associations, homeowner associations, neighborhood watch groups and tenant associations. Neighborhood groups may nominate themselves, another neighborhood and/or individuals for their efforts to improve the quality of living in Roanoke.
 To be considered: 

  • The project or activity must have been carried out during the 2023 calendar year.
  • A Nomination Form must be completed and submitted by the deadline of November 18.
  • A separate Nomination Form must be submitted for each activity or individual being nominated.  
  • There is no limit to the number of nominations that can be submitted by any one individual or group.