The Indy Redbud Project is a community identity and environmental art initiative that over time will help to unify our neighborhoods and restore the urban tree canopy with redbuds and other shade trees.
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September 17, 2015
Indy Redbud Project Announces Fall Redbud Tree Giveaway
Using funds from our 5x5 Indy grant and working with the Purdue Extension Urban Patch will be providing FREE redbud trees for Mapleton Fall Creek residents and businesses on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Please use our online contact form to REQUEST A TREE. Additional Information is below.
WHEN: Saturday, October 17, 2015, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
WHERE: Indiana State Fairgrounds
1202 E. 38th St.
Purdue Extension-Marion County Parking Lot
(Discovery Hall, near 42nd Street)
Indianapolis, IN 46205-2857
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING: Information showing you are a residence or business in Mapleton-Fall Creek neighborhood.
WHAT YOU NEED TO DO: You will need to sign a MOU regarding care and maintenance of the free tree for one year and agree to plant the tree in your front yard or in a location where it will be visible from the street.
May 16, 2013
IRP named a "Build Indy" Crowd Favorite
The Indy Redbud Project was selected along with Growing Places Indy as a “Crowd Favorite” runner-up for Formstack’s “Build Indy” grant competition. We were chosen from the ten Build Indy finalists and were selected via a live vote to split all of the money from the “Celebrate the City” ticket sales and silent auction, as well as a contribution from MainSource Bank.
October 30, 2014
Indy Redbud wins $10,000 Indy Hub 5x5 Re:Populate Grant
We are proud to have won the 2014 IndyHub 5x5 Indy Re:Populate grant for $10,000 to help realize this project, and will begin our first round of planting at the Ruckle Redbud Grove in spring of 2015. The grant was sponsored by the Christel DeHaan Family Foundation, Efoymson Family Foundation and The Indianapolis Foundation.
The 5x5 event was also covered by Nuvo with a great slideshow of the event here.
Love for Indy with Redbuds