ROI is now welcoming proposals from school districts for Ready Schools and Digital Fabrication Labs. Ready Schools proposals due June 3. UpLabs Proposals due May 26.
Washington is a “Community on the Rise” in the Indiana Uplands. Watch the video to see for yourself!
ROI has opened a grant opportunity to implement strategies that improve digital equity and inclusion in the Indiana Uplands. Grant amounts: $5,000 – $50,000, or $100,000 for projects with a regional scope, serving all 11 counties of the Uplands. Applications due May 23, 2023. Download the Digital Towns Grant Guidelines (PDF).Download the Digital Towns Informational Slides … Continue reading Digital Towns grant opportunity opens
ROI is proud to announce the 2023 winners of the Indiana Uplands Regional Innovation Awards. The Indiana Uplands Regional Innovation Awards recognize deserving people, organizations, and projects that have made meaningful improvements to education, workforce, economic development, and quality of place within the 11 counties of the Uplands region (Brown, Crawford, Daviess, Dubois, Greene, Lawrence, … Continue reading Indiana Uplands Innovation Award winners recognized at ROI’s 2023 Annual Report to the Region
Smiles were big and excitement for the future of a Region on the Rise filled the air during ROI's Annual Report to the Region at the French Lick Resort Conference Center on April 13. All day ROI celebrated the hard work, innovation, and collaboration that is moving the Indiana Uplands towards a more prosperous future. … Continue reading Photo Gallery: ROI Annual Report to the Region
Funds from this grant will be used to build infrastructure (water/sewer) for the Westcott neighborhood, a home development in Greene County.
The Uplands Science and Technology Foundation (USTF) is a nonprofit research foundation dedicated to enhancing the vitality of WestGate@Crane Technology Park. Niehoff will lead USTF and advance its mission to grow the WestGate Technology Park into a nationally-recognized innovation community.
The City of Bloomington will receive $1.8 million in Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI) funding for construction on Jackson Street as part of the new Hopewell neighborhood.
It was in 2017 when Emily Johnson was one of ROI’s first STEM Fellows in cohort one. Johnson credits the ROI STEM Fellowship with jumpstarting her career journey to where she is now.
City of Bloomington Utilities (CBU) will use READI funding to replace 1,570 feet of clay sewer pipe, improving flow from South Patterson and downstream along an arterial corridor.
In the Uplands Fab Lab Network, teachers and students alike are learning that the limits are endless for those eager to learn new technology and use the fabrication equipment.
In addition to the $25+ million in funding provided by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, the Indiana Uplands region has pledged to provide $1 million in READI funding to the Monon South project.
Bring a mural to your community! IDDC is accepting applications for its next round of public art and community activation grants that incorporate the "IN Indiana” identifier. Apply by March 17, 2023.
The Indiana Uplands READI Steering Committee and Regional Opportunity Initiatives (ROI) has announced more than $24.6 million in committed investments from the $30 million in Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI) funds awarded to the Indiana Uplands by the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) to enhance the vitality of this 11-county region.
In celebration of Computer Science Education Week, we hosted a special event to highlight computer science careers and share the experiences of professionals that work in the Indiana Uplands. Watch the webinar video now!