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Welcome to Southeast Indiana READI

Regional Economic Acceleration
and Development Initiative (READI)

READI 2.0

Timeline & Information:

Additional details on READI 2.0, including program structure, eligibility requirements, metrics, READI 2.0 goals and focus areas, application details, etc. can you be found here. Questions from the regions can also be sent to READI@iedc.in.gov.

Why SEI READI Matters

READI funds have presented us with an opportunity accelerate talent attraction by community reinvestment. Together, our regions are working toward a better future. In an unprecedented regional movement in Southeastern Indiana, cities, towns, and counties are joining forces to streamline our process in order to better secure state funding.

The Goal

We are working to achieve a better Southeast Indiana through regional collaboration. By working together, we will compete for Indiana Economic Development Corporation’s Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI).

Used in the most effective way possible, these funds would provide an opportunity for economic growth and talent attraction. More importantly, these developments have the ability to accelerate talent retention in Indiana. We want our valued residents to call Indiana home for years to come.

Project Development

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Rising and Thriving

Dearborn, Franklin, Ohio, Ripley, Switzerland, Union: SEI READI is about a collaborative group of Indiana Communities taking control of their destinies

Joining Together:
Defining Our Regional Initiative

By joining together, we aim to achieve a higher
probability of success in obtaining the greatest
allocation of state funding possible.

Who we are

We are cities, towns, and counties working as one. By joining together, we aim to achieve a higher probability of success in obtaining the greatest allocation of state funding possible. We call ourselves the affordable Cincinnati address, as our region has a small town feel with big city amenities.

Our conveniently adjacent location to Cincinnati is comprised of great schools, affordable housing, a thriving business community, with safety and a relaxed lifestyle supported in every welcoming corner of Southeast Indiana.

Who they are

READI is a funding opportunity for areas across Indiana. The Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) has allocated $500 million in state appropriates to help support strategic investment.

In addition, the READI initiative is expected to match local and private sector investment by a ratio of 4:1.

SEI READI News

UNITED WAY RECEIVES $140K GRANT TO IMPROVE CHILD CARE ACCESS AND AFFORDABILITY IN SE INDIANA

June 15, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: |

Press release from United Way of Greater Cincinnati GREENDALE, Ind. (June 15, 2023) – United Way of Greater Cincinnati Southeast Indiana (UWGC SE Indiana) received a $140,000 grant [...]

SEI READI $14.1M supports additional $395M in Southeast Indiana investment

May 8, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

May 8, 2023 (Southeast Indiana) – Efforts around new housing, crowd-pleasing quality of place amenities, rural broadband, and increasing childcare capacity in Southeast Indiana have been made possible through [...]

South Dearborn Regional Sewer District Welcomes Indiana READI Investment

September 19, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Press release from South Dearborn Regional Sewer District (Lawrenceburg, Ind.) – Wastewater needs of the growing river cities area of Dearborn County will be satisfied for years to come thanks [...]

IEDC READI program $15M award will fund transformative projects across Southeast Indiana

December 16, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |

  (Southeast Indiana) – Southeast Indiana’s six-county regional collaborative has been awarded $15 million by Governor Eric Holcomb and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation through the READI program. Gov. Holcomb [...]

IEDC: Gov. Holcomb Awards $500 Million to Indiana READI Regions in Uniquely Innovative, Nationally Recognized Program

December 14, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |

  INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 14, 2021) – Governor Eric J. Holcomb, Secretary of Commerce Brad Chambers and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) Board of Directors approved plans today to award $500 million to support [...]

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