Commitment to Community Award


Nominations are open for the 2019 IBA Commitment to Community Award, showcasing exceptional community bank outreach in Indiana. Two banks of different asset sizes will be selected as 2019 C2C Award winners. The asset sizes are: (1) under $500 million; or (2) $500 million or more.

Purpose of the award:

The C2C Award celebrates bank community service in support of the “Tell Your Story” pillar of the 2018-2020 IBA strategic plan.

Who may enter:

All member banks of the Indiana Bankers Association are eligible to enter.

Award timeframe:

Award selection is based on community service performed in Indiana during calendar year 2019. Service projects initiated in prior years that continued into 2019 are eligible. Nomination deadline is Jan. 31, 2020.

How to enter:

Click on the webform provided to submit the nomination. The webform may be saved in draft form until the final entry is submitted. Each nominating bank will receive a confirmation from the Indiana Bankers Association after the final entry is submitted. If no confirmation is received within 72 hours, contact Laura Wilson at 317-333-7146.

Judging process:

A panel of independent judges unaffiliated with the IBA or member banks will select the award winners. Judges will be assessing commitment to community, based on a scoring rubric. Click here to download the rubric.

Winner recognition:

The 2019 C2C Award winners are to be announced at the 2020 IBA Mega Conference in May. Winning banks will be featured in IBA videos, publicized through IBA news releases and social media, highlighted in Hoosier Banker and IBA E-News, and posted on the IBA website.


Past Winners

2018 - The Farmers Bank, Frankfort