Growing with Vision

Northeast Indiana's Awarded $50 for 'Growing with Vision' Plan

The plan, titled “Growing with Vision,” showcases Northeast Indiana’s strong economic transformation in the last decade thanks in part to opportunities such as the Regional Cities Initiative. The plan explores the significant opportunities ahead for the region, addressing the top three focus areas for economic impact: workforce growth, downtown vibrancy, and entrepreneurship and innovation.

Timeline

  • On Tuesday, Dec. 14, the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) announced Northeast Indiana was awarded $50 million for the "Growing with Vision" plan to accelerate economic growth in the region. Read the full news release here >>

  • Northeast Indiana leaders presented the Growing with Vision plan on Friday, Dec. 3 to the IEDC. The IEDC will decide which region receive funding in late 2021. Read the news release here >>

  • In September 2021, the Northeast Indiana Regional Development Authority (RDA) submitted Northeast Indiana’s regional development plan (RDP) as the 11-county area vies for up to $50 million in funding through Indiana’s Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI) program. Read the news release here >>

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About the Growing with Vision Plan

The Northeast Indiana RDA and Local Economic Development Organizations (LEDOS), which serve as the READI steering committee, received over 130 applications. Across the region, the READI funding request totaled $439,513,646.88. Most projects submitted through the proposal process were included in the final RDP.  

Additional Information

Proposals in the Growing with Vision Plan

 

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Discover Northeast Indiana's vision for the future by downloading the Growing with Vision Plan. 

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