• April 25, 2024
  • Buskirk-Chumley Theater
  • 114 E. Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47408
  • (812) 323-3020
  • 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Free

The Be More Awards celebrates and honors the outstanding service of community volunteers. Each year nominations are made in a variety of categories highlighting the broad and vital services that nonprofits and volunteers provide Monroe County. The community is invited to this FREE event to help celebrate with our nominees and Award Recipients, and learn more about our community nonprofits.

This year's award categories are:

● Be More Bloomington, presented to an individual or group demonstrating excellence in response to community challenges in 2023. Justice, violence reduction, immigration, and housing/homelessness, are a few examples of challenges faced by the community in 2023.
● Be More Creative Award, honors volunteer work within the arts community.
● Be More Dedicated Award, presented to an individual or couple over the age of 60 for their lifetime of service.
● Be More Energized Award, honors an individual or group under the age of 25.
● Be More Engaged Award, honors an individual or a group employed at a business or organization who engages in volunteer activities and programs on behalf of their employer.
● Be More Impactful Award, honors the volunteer or volunteer group of the year.
● Be More Phenomenal Award, presented to outstanding leadership through board, commission, or committee involvement.

Each of the seven Be More Award recipients will receive a $1,000 cash award provided by Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County for the recipient's nonprofit organization in honor of their outstanding service.

A Community Collaboration
The Be More Awards are presented in partnership with the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network, City of Bloomington Community and Family Resources Department, the Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County, IU Credit Union, United Way of Monroe County, and WTIU Public Television.