1. Are you accepting applications?
The deadline to apply for a 2014 PoPCAP award has passed. Finalists will be announced by July 25, 2014.
2. What is Primacy of Place?
of Place represents a community’s strategic choice to dedicate its
resources toward the improvement of life experiences for residents, businesses,
3. What is placemaking?
is the act of supporting Primacy of Place through creating a community culture
that nurtures wellness, happiness, and prosperity, and puts human interests at
the center of community economic development.
4. What are the categories for community project submissions to the Primacy of Place Community Awards Program?
We believe that
nearly all disciplines can be beneficial to economic and community development.
If your program has enhanced the quality of life of your community, chances are
very good that it is eligible. Learn more about the 2013 award-winning communities.
5. Who is eligible for an award?
All Indiana communities may apply. For purposes of this application, we define community as a group of people
living in a specific locality bound by common heritage, values, attitudes,
6. Will my application be competitive?
The most competitive applications will be able to articulate tangible outcomes
and exhibit a broad base of support that will have the endorsement of public
and private entities.
are finalists and winners determined?
group of professionals from Ball State University, state agencies, and other
state-wide organizations focused on economic community development use a quantitative
and qualitative process to determine finalists and winners.
8. What does my community receive if selected?
Finalists will receive two
complimentary tickets to the PoPCAP awards ceremony on August 7 at the Minnetrista Cultural Center in Muncie,
Indiana, which will include lunch and special speaker presentation. Applications
will also receive prominent recognition on our webpage and a graphic you can
display on your own website.
announced at the PoPCAP awards ceremony will receive:
9. I have a question about the awards that wasn't answered here; whom should I contact?
you have a question about Primacy of Place or the content of this application,
please contact Heather Kemper at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 765-285-3202 (Monday through Wednesday.)
you have technical questions, please contact Jes Beals at email@example.com
or call 765-285-0660 (Monday through Friday.)
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