Resources for Researchers

CBER Data Center
A suite of web tools for researchers, grant writers, economic developers, community leaders, and more. Includes Economic Indicators and Brownfield Grant Writers' Toolbox.

Economic Research Source List (Excel)
List of sources and variables commonly used for Center for Business and Economic Research projects.  Includes economic, social and political sources, organized by topic area with links to various organizations and resources. Reference list is available for download for Excel. 

Miller College-Specific and University-Specific Database Resources
Databases that are accessible on the Internet and restricted to Ball State University faculty, staff, and students.

Toolbox Guide to Development Funds
The Toolbox Guide to Development Funds is the most valuable and comprehensive listing of Indiana community and economic development funding programs available, and it is offered free through the Center for Economic and Community Development (part of Building Better Communities).

Economic and Community Development Resource Guide
The Economic and Community Development Resource Guide is available for free online and includes contact information for Indiana and nationwide development organizations.