Main Street organizations around Indiana experiencing hardship because of the COVID-19 pandemic have a new financial resource.
The state now is accepting applications for the first round of Community Development Block Grants for 2020.
Private industry, government work together to bring broadband to more Hoosiers In rural America, it’s often a case of “the haves” and “have nots” when it comes to high-speed internet service—and Indiana is no exception. Rural areas have been largely left out when it comes to building or improving fiber networks. Federal, state and private […]
Two regions in northern Indiana are in the running for a designation that would provide state assistance to help with efforts to improve quality of place and boost economic development.
Two rural communities in Northwest Indiana are among 19 across the state to receive a share of more than $10.8 million in federal grants to help cover costs of community improvement projects. The city of Knox in Starke County and the town of Medaryville in Pulaski County each were awarded $600,000 for drinking water system […]
La Porte is among nine Indiana communities that will be among the first in the state to be part of a new downtown revitalization initiative. Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) and the Indiana U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development announced Nov. 19 OCRA was awarded a $100,000 […]