Community & Awards

As one of the industry's blue-chip firms, Hilliard Lyons and its employees are committed to enhancing the human capital and civic infrastructure that make life worth living.

At Hilliard Lyons, we believe community support means more than writing a check. Across the 12 states in which our offices are located, our employees devote time, talent and treasure to a host of service organizations, cultural endeavors, health initiatives and educational institutions.

Human Service
Adopt a Highway Program, Battle Creek, Mich.
American Red Cross
Andy Ross Memorial Motorcycle Run, Trenton, Mich.
Bergholz Community Foundation, Steubenville, Ohio
Big Brothers/Big Sisters
Boys & Girls Clubs
Boy Scouts
Brush with Kindness, St. Joseph, Mich.
Cabbage Patch Settlement House, Louisville, Ky.
Chamber of Commerce
Community Kitchen, Ashland, Ky.
Covenant House, Charleston, W. Va.
Decatur County United Fund Annual Golf Tournament, Greensburg, Ind.
Downriver Dream Cruise, Trenton, Mich.
Downtown Development Authority, Lexington, Ky.
Every1Reads, Jefferson County Public Schools, Louisville, Ky.
Family Services, Charleston, W.Va.
Girl Scouts
Greensburg, Ind. Chamber of Commerce
Greensburg, Ind. Softball Sponsor
Habitat for Humanity
Home of the Innocents, Louisville, Ky.
Kanawha Valley Foundation Fund, Charleston, W.Va.
Kentucky Derby Festival
Kids on the Rise, Fairfield Glade, Tenn.
Light Up Center Stage, Louisville, Ky.
Lions Club
Needy Christmas Fund
Officer Phil Conflict Resolution Program
Pallottine Missionary Center, Trenton, Mich.
People Helping Neighbors, Ashland, Ky.
Repair Affair
Ronald McDonald House
Rotary International
The Salvation Army
Shelby Development Foundation, Shelbyville, Ky.
Special Olympics
St. Joseph Today, St. Joseph, Mich.
Supplies Overseas (SOS)
United Way
Valley Hospice, Steubenville, Ohio
Wellspring Women's Shelter, Martinsville, Ind.
Wheeler Mission, Indianapolis, Ind.
Winners Take All, Cincinnati, Ohio
Worlds Together Adoption Agency, Kenwood, Ohio
Zanglin Run, Trenton, Mich.

Allied Arts of Greater Chattanooga
Art Council of Southwest Indiana
Bluegrass Trust Antique and Garden Show
Buskirk-Chumley Theatre, Bloomington, Ind.
Capitol Arts Alliance, Bowling Green, Ky.
Chattanooga Boys Choir
Children’s Dance Theatre
The Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Ky.
Cincinnati Music Theatre
Emerald City Music Games
Evansville Civic Theatre
Festival of Trees and Lights, Children's Hospital Foundation, Louisville, Ky.
The Forecastle Foundation
Jam Theatricals, Evansville, Ind.
Janice Mason Arts, Hopkinsville, Ky.
Kentucky Repertory Theatre
Kentucky Education Television
LexArts, Lexington, Ky.
Louisville Public Media Advisory Board
Louisville Youth Orchestra
Lyric Theatre, Tupelo, Miss.
Mercantile Library, Cincinnati, Ohio
Monroe County, Ky. Library
Paramount Arts Center, Ashland, Ky.
Pennyroyal Museum, Hopkinsville, Ky.
Public Theatre of Kentucky
Scenic Kentucky
Southern Kentucky Festival of Books, Bowling Green, Ky.
Woodford County, Ky. Theatrical Arts Association

4C for Children (Community Coordinated Child Care)
American Cancer Society
American Diabetes Association
American Heart Association
Association for Retarded Citizens
Bloomington, Ind. Hospital Foundation
Buddy Walk for Down Syndrome, National Down Syndrome Society, Louisville, Ky.
Cheboygan County Hospital, Mich.
Child Development Authority, Lexington, Ky.
Children’s Home of Cincinnati
Commonwealth Free Health Clinic, Bowling Green, Ky.
Hospice of Cumberland County, Tenn.
Decatur County Hospital Foundation Annual Golf Tournament, Greensburg, Ind.
Decatur County Walk for Life, Greensburg, Ind.
Door of Hope, Madisonville, Ind.
Easter Seals Telethon
Free Clinic of Decatur County, Ind.
Hospice of Cumberland County, Tenn.
Hospice of Decatur County, Ind.
Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Foundation
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Life Skills, Bowling Green, Ky.
March of Dimes
Memorial Hospital, Jasper, Ind.
Mental Health Association
Race for the Cure, Evansville and Indianapolis, Ind., The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
Relay for Life, Henderson, Ky.
Riley Hospital for Children, Martinsville, Ind.
Rosemont Center, Columbus, Ohio
Saint Luke Free Clinic, Hopkinsville, Ky.
Shelby Center for Disability Services, Shelbyville, Ky.
St. Jude’s Hospital, Henderson, Ky.

Art Guild Scholarship Fund, Fairfield Glade, Tenn.
Association of Corporate Counsel - Kentucky Chapter
Boyd County Library, Ashland, Ky.
Central Hardin, Ky. High School
Decatur County , Ind. Community Scholarship Foundation
Elizabethtown, Ky. High School
Flight 93 National Memorial, Henderson, Ky.
Fund for the Arts, Louisville, Ky.
Gallipolis City School District, Gallipolis, Ohio
Glasgow, Ky. Education Foundation
Hopkinsville, Ky. High School Athletics
Ivy Tech Community College, Evansville, Ind.
John Hardin High School, Elizabethtown, Ky.
Junior Achievement
Kentucky Council on Economic Education
Larue County, Ky. High School Athletics
Larue County, Ky. Lincoln Days
READ, Inc.
Rossview High School Athletics, Clarksville, Tenn.
Saint Xavier High School Athletics, Louisville, Ky.
The Stock Market GameTM

Hilliard Lyons Awards

Best Places to Work in Kentucky 2007
Best Places to Work in Kentucky 2008
Best Places to Work in Kentucky 2009
Best Places to Work in Kentucky 2010
Best Employers in Ohio 2010
Best Places to Work in Indiana 2010
Best Places to Work in Kentucky 2011
Best Employers in Ohio 2011
Best Places to Work in Indiana 2011
Best Places to Work in South Carolina 2011
Best Employers in Tennessee 2011
Best Places to Work in Kentucky 2012
Best Employers in Ohio 2012
Best Places to Work in Indiana 2012
Business Leader of the Year (Large Company) 2008: CEO James R. Allen
Spirit of Louisville Award 2008: CEO James R. Allen
The Governor’s Award in the Arts (Kentucky) 2010
Republic Bank's We CARE Award 2010
Healthiest Employers (Metro Louisville) Finalist 2011
Partners in Philanthropy Award 2012
SIFMA Emerging Diversity Leadership Award 2012
Best Places to Work in Kentucky 2013
Best Employers in Ohio 2013
Best Places to Work in Indiana 2013
Best Places to Work in Kentucky 2014
Best Places to Work in Ohio 2014
Best Places to Work In Indiana 2014
Best Places to Work in Kentucky 2015
Best Places to Work in Ohio 2015
Best Places to Work In Indiana 2015