Spirit of Lincoln Neighborhood Awards

2023 Spirit of Lincoln Neighborhood Awards Nominations

The Spirit of Lincoln Neighborhood Awards (SOLNA) recognize those in our community committed to creating strong, affordable neighborhoods. Since 1986, NeighborWorks Lincoln has worked with countless neighborhood champions, civic leaders, and organizations in selfless service to thousands of low- and moderate-income families in neighborhoods throughout Lincoln. This awards program honors the indomitable spirit of that work. 

Nominate a neighbor, colleague, group, or institution today! The deadline is Wednesday, July 12, 2023.

Award Categories

  • Advancing Affordable Housing recognizes an individual/group/institutional commitment to promoting, advancing, and advocating for affordable housing. 
  • Community Partner highlights the unique contributions of a vendor or collaborator to advancing NeighborWorks Lincoln's mission.
  • Strengthening Neighborhoods, Individual recognizes a person whose leadership has had unique and positive outcomes at the neighborhood level.
  • Strengthening Neighborhoods, Group recognizes a formal association or grassroots movement working to strengthen a Lincoln neighborhood(s). 
  • Youth Engagement recognizes a young adult(s) (max age 25) whose involvement is leaving a unique mark on their neighborhood(s) and quality of life in Lincoln.
  • Real Estate Advocate in partnership with the REALTORS® Association of Lincoln, recognizes a REALTOR® or Broker who has gone above and beyond to assist and advocate for low- and moderate-income buyers. 
  • Lifetime Service Award recognizes the sustained professional or volunteer contributions of a transcendent community leader to the advancement of affordable housing and community development.
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