More Southwest Indiana projects tagged for READI funds
The Southwest Indiana Regional Development Authority has announced seven additional economic development projects will receive funding from the region’s share of the state’s $500 million Regional Economic and Acceleration Development Initiative. The RDA says the additional $6 million distribution for “quality of life” projects brings its total allocation to $41 million.
The region, which include Posey, Gibson, Warrick and Vanderburgh counties along with the city of Evansville, was one of five regions throughout the state, to receive the full $50 million funding from state program.
“READI funding is helping the Evansville Region to make purposeful investments in our future” said Tara Barney, CEO of the Evansville Regional Economic Partnership (E-REP). “We are prioritizing the importance of quality of place along with supporting our region’s key economic clusters.”
The projects receiving READI funds include:
- Ohio Township Park – Warrick County: $3 million READI Award
- Brittlebank Park – Posey County: $1 million READI Award
- University of Evansville’s Multidisciplinary Mental Health and Wellness Clinic – Regional: $750,000 READI Award
- Koch Family Children’s Museum of Evansville (cMoe) – Vanderburgh County: $580,000 READI Award
- Cluster Development – Regional: $249,000 READI Award
- I-69 Corridor Planning – Regional: $249,000 READI Award
- Victoria Woods Trail – Warrick County: $200,000 READI Award