Citizens ICON: Helping Build Better Communities

Citizens Energy Group’s Investment Collaboration On Neighborhoods (ICON) is a non-profit organization created in 1995 to support community redevelopment through public/private partnerships and non-profit loans.

ICON’s redevelopment efforts are in keeping with the mission of Citizens’ mission as a Public Charitable Trust dedicated to enhancing quality of life and economic development in the communities we serve. Joining with other community partners, Citizens provides low-interest loans for neighborhood redevelopment projects, affordable housing initiatives and commercial and retail developments.

Building Neighborhoods

Hawthorne Neighborhood


Redevelopment and affordable housing partners Citizens ICON has supported include:

  • Great Places 2020

  • Hawthorne Neighborhood

  • Hearts & Hands of Indiana

  • Local Initiatives Support Corp. (LISC) Indianapolis

  • Mapleton Fall Creek Development Corp.

  • Martindale-Brightwood CDC

  • Near North Development Corp.

  • Riley Area Development Corp.

  • Westside CDC

  • Fall Creek Place

  • Rivers Edge at Riverside Park


Revitalizing Communities

Recent community redevelopment efforts supported by ICON include:

Indy Fringe Theatre
G.C. Murphy Building in Fountain Square


ICON Application

Funding for Citizens ICON is from the proceeds of previously sold assets. No customer funds are utilized.

To apply:

  1. Click the application button below to download the field-fillable pdf.

  2. On your computer, complete the fields in the pdf.

  3. Save the completed form and email to ICON@citizensenergygroup.com


If you have questions or need help applying for an ICON loan, please send an email to ICON@citizensenergygroup.com