Partners

West Central Indiana Leadership Alliance is a collaboration of organizations that are informally networked to create an overall betterment of the Region. Public and private institutions are encouraged to interact with the alliance to expand the stakeholders and innovators for change.

Accelerate West Central Indiana Economic Development
Accelerate West Central Indiana Economic Development is a regional partnership that  collectively markets the region  through coordinated site consultant and industrial broker sales trips, media placement ad marketing initiatives.  http://www.westcentralindianaedc.com

Clay County Community Foundation
The Clay County Community Foundation engages people, builds resources and strengthens  communities located in Clay County, Indiana. http://www.wvcf.com/community_ccci.html

Clay County Commissioners
The Board of County Commissioners constitutes the legislative body of most Indiana counties for ordinance making purposes.  http://www.claycountyin.gov

DePauw University
DePauw University is a nationally-recognized, leading liberal arts college in Greencastle, Indiana, dedicated to educating 2,300 students from across the country and around the globe.  Connected to the liberal arts college is one of the nation's first Schools of Music.  For 175 years, DePauw has created an atmosphere of intellectual challenge and social engagement that prepares students for lifelong success. http://www.depauw.edu

Greencastle-Putnam County Development Center 
The Development Center offers community and economic development services for Putnam County. http://www.putnamcountyindianaeconomicdevelopment.com

Indiana State University 
Indiana State University combines a tradition of strong undergraduate and graduate education with a focus on community and public service. ISU integrates teaching, research, and creative activity in an engaging, challenging, and supportive learning environment to prepare productive citizens for Indiana and the world. http://cms.indstate.edu

ISU Business Engagement Center 
Engages with business to provide university commercialization services and experiential learning opportunities to university students. http://www.indstate.edu/businessengagement/

ISU Rural-Urban Entrepreneurship Development Institute
RUEDI’s primary objective is to improve the rural economy in Indiana by increasing entrepreneurship and new business start-ups in rural communities across the state. http://www.unboundedpossibilities.com/rural-urban-entrepreneurship-development-institute-ruedi.aspx

Indiana Small Business Development Center
The Small Business Development Center provides Entrepreneurial Assessment, Free One-On-One Counseling, Small Business Development Products, Pre-Business and Business Planning workshops for those individuals who want general information on starting a business, or who are in the initial start-up phase. The SBDC helps existing small business owners sustain, grow, or exit their business. SBDC consultants can help with the details of turning plans into a successful reality. http://www.indstate.edu/business/centers/sbdc.htm

Ivy Tech Community College - Wabash Valley
Ivy Tech Community College is an affordable state-wide college option. Whether you want to earn a credential in two years or less and begin your career right away, or start at Ivy Tech and transfer your credits to a four-year college, we can get you moving toward your goal for a lot less. http://www.ivytech.edu/wabashvalley/

Parke County Redevelopment Commission
Parke County Redevelopment Commission promotes economic development and helps businesses succeed. http://parkecountydevelopment.com

Putnam County Community Foundation
Putnam County Community Foundation is a nonprofit public charity established in 1985 to administer funds, award grants and provide leadership, enriching the quality of life and strengthening community in Putnam County. http://www.pcfoundation.org

Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology provides students with the world's best undergraduate science, engineering, and mathematics education in an environment of individual attention and support. http://www.rose-hulman.edu

Rural Health Initiative Collaborative
The Rural Health Innovation Collaborative (RHIC) was established to improve and expand inter-professional education, training, and deployment of future health care providers, especially for those committed to serving rural populations.  The RHIC also serves as an economic engine for West Central Indiana through the development of health care-related jobs and a catalyst for neighborhood revitalization in Terre Haute. http://www.therhic.org

St. Mary-of-the-Woods College
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, the nation’s oldest Catholic, liberal arts college for women, was founded in 1840 by Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and the Sisters of Providence. Today, the distance and graduate programs serve both women and men, while the undergraduate campus program maintains its historic commitment to women. The College continues to be sponsored by the Sisters of Providence. http://www.smwc.edu

Sullivan County Redevelopment Commission
Sullivan County Redevelopment Commission promotes economic development is Sullivan County. http://sullivancountyindiana.us

Terre Haute Econ. Develop. Corp.
The Terre Haute Economic Development Corporation drives development and attraction of targeted business to Terre Haute and the surrounding area by implementing a focused strategy that aggressively addresses  challenges, works to keep Terre Haute/Vigo County dynamic and vibrant and positions the community for changes in the national and global economies. http://www.terrehauteedc.com

United Way of Wabash Valley
The mission of the United Way of the Wabash Valley is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of the  community. It also aims to be a progressive and diverse United Way that fosters education, income and health in the community supported by successful fund raising initiatives.  http://www.uwwv.org

Vermillion County Community Foundation
The Vermillion County Community Foundation informs and engages people to create permanently endowed funds to support charitable opportunities and  matching  charitable interests with the communities’ needs. http://thevccf.org

Vermillion Rise Mega Park
Vermillion Rise Mega Park offers developers the advantage of single-owner control; abundant, low-cost utilities; and superior transportation access. http://www.vermillionrise.com

Wabash Valley Community Foundation
The Wabash Valley Community Foundation along with its affiliates - the Clay County Community Foundation and the Sullivan County Community Foundation - informs and engages people and organizations in supporting their communities by engaging people, building resources and strengthening communities. http://www.wvcf.com

West Central Indiana Economic Development District
WCIEDD's initiatives center around a professional staff that provides technical assistance in the areas of Business, Government, Economic Development, and Community Development. The goals of this program are to reduce unemployment and underemployment, halt out-migration, increase the tax base and help build sustainable communities in West Central Indiana. http://www.westcentralin.com

Western Indiana Workforce Investment Board
The Indiana Department of Workforce Development serves the worker and the employer to ensure workplace success. DWD is committed to innovating and invigorating Indiana's economic future. http://www.workonewest.com