Voting for the People’s Choice Award is now open. Thanks to the generosity of award sponsor, BGBC Partners, LLP, the People’s Choice winner will receive $250 to donate to a Central Indiana 501c3 of their choosing. VOTE NOW for the finalist who inspires you!

Nonprofit Employee

presented by

Katz, Sapper & Miller

Community Ambassador


presented by


Volunteer Leadership

presented by

BMO Harris Bank

Employee Resource Group

 presented by

Eli Lilly and Company

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advocate

 presented by


Attend United Way’s ELEVATE virtually on February 27, 2021 as we award winners in each category. Help us toast Central Indiana’s young professionals who exemplify the leadership, philanthropy and the ingenuity needed to move our community forward on important social causes. 

Questions? Contact Jody Pope.


  • Vote for an ELEVATE finalist through 8:15 p.m. EST on Saturday, February 27, 2021.
  • Voting is unlimited.
  • All votes are secured with at least a $1 donation to United Way’s Basic Needs Impact Fund.
  • One dollar is the equivalent of one vote.
  • All votes must be secured through this platform.
  • The People’s Choice Award will be announced during United Way’s ELEVATE virtual program and presented by sponsor, BGBC Partners, LLP.
  • Award recipient will receive $250 to be donated to a valid 501c3 in Marion, Hendricks, Hancock, Hamilton, Boone or Morgan county, Indiana.
  • Award recipient must be present to win.
  • Final poll results will not be published.
  • Your credit card will be charged the night of ELEVATE, February 27.
  • The interpretation of award rules is at the sole discretion of United Way of Central Indiana