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Public Input, Funding, Job/Volunteer Opportunities & More

Funding: Quick Impact Placebased Grant Program (QuIP) through OCRA and IOTD (Applications due Friday, April 21)

Funding: Community Health Partnerships (CHeP) Trailblazer Award for Community Engaged Research (Applications due Thursday, May 25)

Funding: Community-Based Collaborative Action Grants through Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.

Funding: Indiana Office of Community & Rural Affairs 2017 Competitive Cycle Calendar

Funding: CreatINg Places, A partnership between the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) and Patronicity

Internship: Indy MPO (deadline April 21)

Internship: America Walks Data Collection Intern (deadline April 30;

Job: Building Inspector/FOG Program Inspector with the Town of Zionsville (deadline April 28)

Job: Project for Public Spaces is seeking a Chief Operating Officer

Job: Research Scholar and Center Director, Indiana Institute on Disability and Community

Survey: Planners4Health Indiana

Survey: People for Bikes Community Survey

Survey: Environmental Equity in Indianapolis

Friday, April 21 - Deadline for Spirit & Place Festival Applications (Theme: Power)

Friday, April 21 - Applications due for Affordable Housing Design Leadership Institute

Friday, April 21 - Responses due on Indianapolis Transportation Integration Plan RFQ for Professional Services

Friday, April 21 - Public comments due on DRAFT 2018-2021 Indianapolis Regional Transportation Improvement Program (IRTIP)

Friday, April 21 - Public comments due on NIRPC’s 2018-2021 TIP, Amendment #4 to the 2040 CRP Update Companion & Air Quality Conformity Analysis

Wednesday, April 26 – Public comments due on the Michiana Area Council of Governments (MACOG) FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)

Friday, April 28 - Deadline to submit Letters of Interest for Stellar Communities Designation Program

Friday, April 28 - Deadline to submit nominations for the Indiana Rural Health Association's Annual Awards

Friday, April 28 - Applications due for Regional Cancer Control Coalition Initiative Mini-Grants

Friday, April 28 - Application deadline for Community Transportation Association of America’s Emerging Leaders Academy

Saturday, April 29 - Nominations due for Center of Wellness for Urban Women 7th Day Awards

Monday, May 1 - Public comments due on the INDOT Statewide Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP)

Friday, May 5 - Nominations due for 2017 Indiana Greenways Awards

Friday, May 5 - Nominations due for American Public Health Association Awards

Friday, May 5 - Nominations due for Byron Fellowship candidates

Wednesday, May 10, 2 p.m. ET - Webinar, Walking and Walkability in Rural Communities and Small Towns

Friday, May 19 - Nominations due for Indiana Landmarks Servaas Awards and Williamson Prize

Wednesday, May 31 - Session proposals due for 2018 Indiana Park and Recreation Association Conference & Expo

Friday, June 2 - Applications due for the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Health Leaders Network

Thursday, June 15 - Deadline for Bicycle Friendly Busines applications

Partner Events

Ongoing - ULI Indiana events

Ongoing - Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals webinars

Ongoing - Third House Meetings, Statewide

Ongoing - Prosperity Indiana Trainings

Ongoing - Active Transportation Leadership Institute Webinars and Mutual Aid Calls

Ongoing - Webinars, Implementation & Equity 201: The Path Forward to Complete Streets

April 17-21 - National Community Development Week

April 18, 2 p.m. EDT – Webinar, The Transit-Walkability Collaborative – An Inter-Modal Strategy for Creating Strong Neighborhoods

Tuesday, April 18 - Webinar, Getting from Vision Zero Plan to Vision Zero Progress

Wednesday, April 19, 3 p.m. ET - Webinar, Maintaining Bicycle and Pedestrian Connectivity in Work Zones

April 19, 2 p.m. ET - Webinar, Fostering Health and Equity through Community Engagement

Thursday, April 20 – Indiana Public Health Month Conference, West Lafayette

Thursday, April 20, 4:30 p.m. - Pacers Bikeshare 3rd Birthday Party, Indy

Thursday & Friday, April 20 & 21 - Leadership Engagement And Discovery: the Tobias Leadership Conference, Indy

Friday, April 21 - Minority Health Coalition of Marion County Annual Health Forum, Trailblazers - Supporting the Mission, Indy

Tuesday, April 25, 11 a.m. - Michiana Area Council of Governments (MACOG) Annual Partners for Clean Air Award Luncheon, Elkhart

Tuesday - Friday, April 25-28 - Indiana’s Statewide Preservation Conference, Preserving Historic Places, Wabash

Wednesday, April 26 - Indiana Cancer Consortium 2017 Annual Meeting, Indy

April 26, 1 p.m. ET - Webinar, Community-Wide Interventions that Have Health Impact in 5 Years (HI-5): A Look at Public Transportation Expansion

Thursday, April 27 - Love Thy Neighborhood Awards, Indy

Monday, May 1 - National Bike Challenge Begins

Tuesday, May 2, 1 p.m. ET - Webinar, Best Practices for Communicating and Using Safe Routes to School Data

Tuesday, May 2 - SPARKabc’s (Activity Break Choices) Workshop, Terre Haute

Wednesday, May 3 - SPARKabc’s (Activity Break Choices) Workshop, Indinanapolis

Thursday, May 4 - SPARKabc’s (Activity Break Choices) Workshop, Muncie

Wednesday, May 10 - Bike to School Day

Thursday, May 18 - IHWI Annual Meeting, Striving for Healthy Communities, Indy

Friday, May 19 - National Bike to Work Day

Thursday & Friday, May 25 & 26 - INDOT Title VI & ADA Summit, Indy

Saturday, June 3 - Food Summit, Indy

Thursday & Friday, June 8 & 9 - From the Ground Up: A Creative Placemaking Workshop, Indy

Saturday & Sunday, June 10 & 11 - IDNR Ford Hoosier Outdoor Experience, Indy

Tuesday, June 13 - Greenways Foundation Annual Luncheon, Carmel

Tuesday & Wednesday, June 13 & 14 – Indiana Rural Health Association Annual Conference, French Lick

Tuesday & Wednesday, June 27 & 28 – Indiana School Health Conference, New Horizons in School Health, Indianapolis

Wednesday, August 23 - Climate Leadership Summit 2, Indy

November 3-12 - Spirit & Place Festival (Theme: Power)

Tuesday - Thursday, January 30 - February 1 - Indiana Park and Recreation Association Conference & Expo, Fort Wayne


National Events & Conferences

May 6–9 - National Planning Conference, Planning in Motion, New York City, NY

May 7-10 - International Trails Symposium, Trails Take Flight: Connecting People, Places, and Possibilities, Dayton, OH

May 17 – 19 - WTS International Annual Conference, Brooklyn, NY

May 21-23 - Transit Initiatives and Communities Conference, Seattle, WA

May 31 - June 2 - People & Places Conference, Arlington, VA

June 11-15 - Community Transportation Association of America, Mobility Rising, Detroit, MI

June 26-29 - APBP Professional Development Seminar, Memphis, TN

September 13-15 - National Walking Summit, Vital and Vibrant Communities: The Power of Walkability, St. Paul, MN

November 4-8 - American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health, Atlanta, GA

February 1-3, 2018 - New Partners for Smart Growth Conference, San Francisco, CA

Health by Design Coalition Meetings

The Health by Design Coalition typically meets the 3rd Monday of the month, 2:30-4:30 p.m., at the Metropolitan Indianapolis Board of REALTORS® (MIBOR). For more information, contact Kim Irwin (kirwin [at] hbdin [dot] org).

There will not be a full coalition meeting in April.

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