Get started on improving your community with these high-quality resources: 

Indiana Community Asset Inventory and Rankings 2012
Developed by Ball State's Center for Business and Economic Research, this project offers a detailed look at the factors that affect the reputation of Indiana's communities.      

Indiana Toll Road Economic Development Corridor Initiative
A Ball State study team evaluated the efficacy of multiple and varied strategies for potential implementation in the seven northernmost counties of Indiana, collectively the Indiana Toll Road Corridor. 

Economic and Community Development Resource Guide
This comprehensive list of local, regional, statewide, and national economic and community development organizations/resources is updated annually.     

County Profiles
These profiles from Ball State's Building Better Communities and Center for Business and Economic Research provide up-to-date data in five custom categories: demographics, economy, entrepreneurial climate, youth, and social capital.   

State and National Links
We have a robust list of state and national agencies as a resource available to you.

Primacy of Place Best Practices
Primacy of Place describes a community’s strategic decision to dedicate resources to improving life experiences for residents, businesses and visitors. Ball State experts have compiled some of the best resources for addressing Primacy of Place issues in the following categories: