Neighborhood Arts Award

About the Award

The Neighborhood Arts Award recognizes a neighborhood project or activity which improves the quality of the arts in the neighborhood, enhances the character of the neighborhood through the arts or improves the surroundings through the visual or performing arts. The Roanoke Arts Commission is also interested in projects that use a creative approach to a community issue or topic. The neighborhood group can nominate their own project or an individual that has improved the neighborhood through the arts. It may be a project or activity which involved visual or performing arts. Your description of the project should focus on details of the planning, completion and membership involvement.
  1. Eligibility Requirements
  2. How To Nominate
  3. Nominee Support Documentation
  4. Submission Deadline
  5. Judging Criteria

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 current fiscal year (June 30, 2019 – July 1, 2020) or calendar year.

•A Nomination Form must be completed and submitted by the new deadline of January 31, 2021.

•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.

The eligibility requirements