In 2014, a coalition of regional leaders, stakeholders and local officials announced the completion of a regional strategic plan aimed at fostering new growth and capitalizing on existing assets in the region.

In 2016, Lilly Endowment Inc. awarded three grants totaling $42 million to advance a range of activities focusing on research and development, workforce and education initiatives, and projects that enhance the region’s quality of place. Read more ROI and our partners: Who We Are.

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The 11 counties of the Indiana Uplands.