IDEA Conference


2016idea-conference

Registration is open!

For the last three years 130 citizens have gathered each March for the Neighborhood I.D.E.A. Conference.

The Muncie Action Plan, Shafer Leadership Academy and The Office of Community Engagement at Ball State University are partnering once again to support the development of neighborhood leaders.

The third annual Neighborhood I.D.E.A. Conference is scheduled for March 2, 2019, 9:00-3:30 pm on Ball State’s campus. Over 100 of Muncie’s most active local leaders will gather to listen, learn, and meet like-minded individuals to share ideas and best practices so register today!

Register now!

Do you know someone who deserves recognition for their local work, or have a great project to share?  Awards for Neighborhood Leader of the Year and Neighborhood Project of the Year will be handed out at the conference so submit your entries!

Neighborhood Leader of the Year |  Neighborhood Project of the Year

This year’s tracks:

Education
1. Education First
2. School Safety
3. Community Engagement Council Panel

Neighborhood Planning
1. Strategies for Successful Membership Drive
2. Grant writing 101
3. Building a Community Website

Neighborhood Partnerships
1. Participatory Budgeting & the Democratization of Tax Increment Financing
2. Meet the Mayoral Candidates
3. BSU Strategic Plan

Community Resources
1. Addiction Panel
2. Supporting Seniors and the Disabled
3. On the Street: Homeless in Muncie

Location:

Partners:

Ball State University’s Building Better Neighborhoods, the City of Muncie, Mutual Bank, Muncie Action Plan, Project Lead the Way, the Shafer Leadership Academy, and Woof Boom Radio.

Questions?

Contact Krista Flynn, BSU Office of Community Engagement at kflynn@bsu.edu.


Take a look at the 2018 conference.

Location:

Partners:

Ball State University’s Building Better Neighborhoods, the Shafer Leadership Academy, the City of Muncie, the Vectren Foundation, Muncie Action Plan

Questions?

Contact Krista Flynn, BSU Office of Community Engagement at kflynn@bsu.edu.