H&R Block brought neighbors together through projects that uplifted and improved local communities


Total Submissions


businesses supported


Above Nextdoor Sponsored Post CTR benchmark


Drive participation around H&R Block’s Make Every Block Better community impact platform and bring neighborhood improvement projects to life.


H&R Block partnered with Nextdoor to bring Make Every Block Better into neighborhoods across the country. They drove awareness and participation using Nextdoor’s Sponsored Posts and localized messaging. Nextdoor members were prompted to click through to a custom site, built by the digital agency Seven2, to nominate their neighborhood for a project that would connect neighbors and uplift their local community. H&R Block and Nextdoor chose 10 compelling projects and, with the help of local businesses, neighbors and experiential marketing agency Be The Machine made them a reality. In an effort to continue making every block better beyond the community projects, H&R Block also supported the participating local businesses by providing free Nextdoor Local Deal credits.


H&R Block’s Make Every Block Better campaign was the first of its kind and saw great success.  Members were engaged and excited, with nearly 2,000 member nominations from all 50 states. H&R Block supported more than 50 local businesses as they worked with Nextdoor to bring the 10 winning projects to life.

Sponsored Posts helped build awareness through each phase of the campaign and performed 126% above the Nextdoor benchmark when encouraging members to submit. 

H&R Block and Nextdoor’s impact towards improving neighborhoods and connecting neighbors was picked up by local and national press outlets, including AdWeek and WLWT Cincinnati. 

The campaign is a Gold Winner of the 2021 Muse Creative Award.

“Make Every Block Better brings the H&R Block Purpose to life by helping connect and improve communities nationwide. The first year of our partnership with Nextdoor was the perfect way to launch the platform and it was incredible to see 10 projects come to life after we received nominations from every corner of the country.”


Angela Davied

Vice President Corporate Communications


Winner of the Bronze
Regional ADDY in the
Corporate Social
Responsibility category


Gold Winner of the
2021 Muse Creative Award