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State Links

Arts Council of Indianapolis
Listing of programs, publications, grants, and a link to the Indianapolis Artsgarden.

Ball State University 
Home page for Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.

Centerfield Capital Partners
Information regarding company and investment opportunities.

Duke Energy
Formerly Cinergy Energy. Information about Duke Energy's economic development programs, including community profiles.

Federal Home Loan Bank
Home page for the Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis. Various programs from this agency are listed in the Toolbox Guide to Development Funds.

Governor's Council for People with Disabilities
Link to the Indiana Governor's Council for People with Disabilities. The agency's programs may also be found in the Toolbox Guide to Development Funds.

Great Lakes Trade Adjustment Assistance Center
Link to the home page for this agency, which has a program listed in the Toolbox Guide to Development Funds.

H.J. Umbaugh and Associates
Certified public accounting firm with offices in Indianapolis and Plymouth, Indiana. This page offers contact information.

Historic Landmarks Foundations of Indiana
Organization concentrates on historic landmarks throughout the state of Indiana.

Ice Miller Law Firm
Law firm with offices in Indianapolis and South Bend as well as Chicago. This page provides contact information.

Indiana Arts Commission
Home page for the Indiana Arts Commission.

Indiana Association of Regional Councils (IARC)
Statewide association whose members are organizations providing planning services that are regional, comprehensive, and coordinated with local city and county government.

Indiana Business Research Center (IBRC)
Integral unit in the Kelley School of Business. The center's executive director, Morton J. Marcus, and director, James C. Smith, are economists who, along with IBRC demographer John Besl, interpret and analyze economic demographic trends for the state of Indiana in a national and regional perspective. The staff works to deliver the results of IBRC's research and databases to Hoosiers and data users nationwide. The center also delivers education through the Bloomington Center for Economic Education and the Information Management Affiliates program. IBRC publications include the quarterly Indiana Business Review and the bimonthly IN Context, published jointly with the Indiana Department of Commerce.

Indiana Department of Correction
Information about locations, grant opportunities, and population statistics through the Department of Correction.

Indiana Department of Education
Information on general education programs and curriculum development as well as school district information, ISTEP/SAT scores, teacher salaries, and staff information.

Indiana Department of Education, Adult Education Division
Information regarding GED testing, professional development, and adult education programs sponsored by the Indiana Department of Education.

Indiana Economic Development Association
Official Web site of the Indiana Economic Development Association.

Indiana Economic Development Corporation
Official Web site for the State of Indiana's lead economic development agency. IEDC was officially established in Feburary 2005 to replace the former Department of Commerce. The IEDC focuses its efforts on growing and retaining businesses in Indiana and attracting new business to the State of Indiana.

Indiana Grantmakers Alliance
Membership organization dedicated to advancing philanthropy throughout Indiana. The alliance provides networking and educational opportunities for grantmakers.

Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority
Information about applications, current news, and information supplied by the IHCDA.

Indiana Humanities Council
Information about the council's events, resources, grant programs, and other related information.

Indiana Land Use Consortium
Official Web site of the Indiana Land Use Consortium.

Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs
Officially created by the 2005 General Assembly, OCRA is geared toward serving Indiana's rural communities through technical, financial, and personal assistance.

Indiana Office of Faith Based and Community Initiatives
Information about volunteer opportunities, Americorps, and grants/awards available through the Office of Faith Based and Community Initiatives.

Indiana Planning Association
Official Web site of the Indiana Chapter of the American Planning Association.

Indiana State Department of Health
Information about publications, regulatory services, public health programs, and health information.

Indiana State Library
Information about the state data center, phone book listings, access to reference materials, and other information pertaining to state libraries.

Rose-Hulman Ventures
An incubator, accelerator, escalator, and good-idea place that helps engineer technical ideas into successful businesses. With its own venture capital fund, Rose-Hulman Ventures helps companies solve financial and technical challenges.

State of Indiana Home Page
Official Web site for the state of Indiana. Information on EVERYTHING! Access to selected cities and towns as their pages become available as well as access to agency Web pages and programs.

Stats Indiana
Available to all users in need of social and economic data about Indiana as well as other states and counties in the nation. Its focus is on the people and economy with comparison to other states and soon to all counties in the United States. Recent additions include county profiles, regional profiles, and customizable profiles (group your own counties).

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service for Indiana
Information about programs, reference materials, and regional office locations.

Building Better Communities
Carmichael Hall (CA), room 104
Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana 47306

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Summer hours: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Phone: 765-285-2773
Fax: 765-285-4989
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