- IUPUI Spirit of Philanthropy Award (1996)
- McKinney School of Law Distinguished Alumni Award (1993)
Henry Barlow Blackwell is a former general counsel for Eli Lilly and Company. In 1989, he joined Baker & Daniels LLP, where he remained until his retirement in 2010. Currently, he is a member of the Legacy Fund Board of Directors for the Central Indiana Community Foundation. Blackwell is a lifetime member of the American Red Cross of Greater Indianapolis and has been on the boards of the International Center of Indianapolis. International School of Indiana, and Clay-Carmel Library Foundation Board.