Sustainable Neighborhood of the Year award

Do you love your neighborhood?  

Are you and your neighbors working hard to balance environmental, social, and economic challenges to improve your residents’ quality of life?

Inspire your neighborhood to compete for a "Sustainable Neighborhood of the Year" award!  It's an award that Sustainable Tallahassee is giving as part of the Tallahassee/Leon County CONA Neighborhood of the Year recognition program.   

Getting your neighbors together to become more sustainable as individuals and as a neighborhood can be both fun and informative - and you'll be shaping a greener community! 

And because we want every neighborhood to be a winner, we'll provide you with all the resources you need!

Resources you can use:

Don't know where to start?  We learned these Strategies from our Sustainable Neighborhood of the Year finalists.

Check out our Resources pages for tips and sustainable practices you and your neighbors can adopt to become a winning team.

Check out our EcoTeams pages which contain suggestions on how to get neighbors together to learn and share about sustainability.  You'll find lots of resources, videos, and links for information and activities.

Ask us to provide a speaker for your neighborhood meeting for a formal - or informal - program on a variety of sustainability topics.  Lawn care, reducing the use of throw-away plastics, recycling, transportation, energy, community gardens - you name it!  Contact us at

Find the "Sustainable Neighborhood of the Year" criteria and application for 2019 HERE.

The 2019 submission deadline is November 12, 2019,
and the award will be given at the
CONA/Leon County/City of Tallahassee's annual awards ceremony on December 9, 2019. 

Congratulations to the Indianhead-Lehigh Neighborhood Association
for being awarded the 2018 Sustainable Neighborhood of the Year!

And special accolades for our three other 2018 Sustainable Neighborhood of the Year finalists: 
Glendale neighborhood, Levy Park neighborhood, and Woodland Hills neighborhood.
Read about them in this article:  "Greening Our Community - Sustainable Neighborhood Champions".

Grant Gelhardt, president of Indianhead Lehigh, accepting the award from Jim Davis, Sustainable Tallahassee's Executive Director in 2018.  With Jessica Kennett and Ramona Abernathy Paine, neighborhood residents.

On June 18, 2018 at the CONA-Leon County-City of Tallahassee Neighborhood of the Year reception.

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