Indiana Uplands awarded $30 million in READI funding

Indiana Secretary of Commerce Brad Chambers, Tony Armstrong (IU Ventures), Kyle Werner (NSWC Crane), Governor Eric J. Holcomb, Tina Peterson (Regional Opportunity Initiatives), Matt Weinzapfel (Jasper Engines & Transmissions), and Dan Peterson (Cook Group Inc.)

The Indiana Uplands region (Brown, Crawford, Daviess, Dubois, Greene, Lawrence, Martin, Monroe, Orange, Owen and Washington counties) has been selected to receive $30 million in funding from the Indiana Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI). Read the announcement

We are incredibly thankful to Governor Eric Holcomb, the Indiana legislature, Secretary Chambers, the Indiana Economic Development Corporation, and the READI review committee for this transformational opportunity.

Hundreds of Uplanders participated through planning, listening sessions, working groups, conversations, project submissions, & more. Thank you for generously contributing your time, talent, and energy this year to the READI process. Thanks to you, we are “A Region on the Rise”

To learn more about READI in the Uplands, visit:

Stay tuned for more details & next steps coming soon!