The South Bend – Elkhart Regional Development Authority awarded $40 million in READI grant funds to 19 Quality of Place projects.
An initiative to spark economic growth and improve quality of life around the state has taken a step forward in Northwest Indiana.
Region leaders who have been working on various aspects of the Ignite the Region plan are expected to provide updates on the initiative.
Bids from Northwest Indiana and the South Bend-Elkhart area were among 17 Indiana regions awarded a share of $500 million in state funds to spark growth.
Tony Oss, chair of the managing board of the Northwest Indiana Forum, shares his expertise on collaboration in a time of crisis, including breaking down silos to get more done for community.
State officials have extended the deadline for the Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI) to Sept. 30.
Jim Staton, senior vice president, chief business development officer at the Indiana Economic Development Corp., says Indiana economy in good shape.