HEDC Milestone – Introducing Ms. Cailee Richter

November 1, 2021 | Connie Schmidt

November 1, 2021 marked a milestone for HEDC, Ms. Cailee Richter joined the staff as Administrative Assistant. Cailee is a resident and native of Greenfield, Indiana. Welcome to HEDC! HEDC Staff, Connie Schmidt, Cailee Richter, and Randy Sorrell

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READI Project Submission for 70-40-Greater Mt. Comfort Corridor/Hancock READI Region

July 23, 2021 | hcedc_admin

READI Project Submission Click for Proposal Submission Form Call for Proposals The 70-40-Greater Mt. Comfort Corridor/Hancock READI Region invites our community stakeholders to submit a project proposal for the Regional Economic Acceleration and Develo …

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A new round of Employer Training Reimbursement Grants

July 7, 2021 | hcedc_admin

A new round of ETG grants will be opening on July 9, 2021.  These grants can provide up to $5000 per employee (max $50,000 per employer) for hiring, training and retaining employees in six targeted sectors. The grant will reimburse employers up to $5,0 …

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Welcome to Hancock County Progressive Logistics!

June 14, 2021 | hcedc_admin

A new tenant is coming to Mount Comfort Logistic Center. Progressive Logistics will lease Building II, neighbor to Amazon that began operations last fall (2020). Doug Hayes, the president of Progressive Logistics stated in an article (“Ambrose Announce …

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Walmart’s largest e-commerce fulfillment center plans finalized for Hancock County facility

September 30, 2020 | Hancock EDC

Friday, September 25, 2020 11:15 AM HANCOCK COUNTY — Walmart announced Thursday that it has finalized plans to establish its largest e-commerce fulfillment center in the United States near Mt. Comfort. The company, which has been reported to be behind …

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New program available to help Hoosier small businesses build online presence

July 22, 2020 | Hancock EDC

INDIANAPOLIS  – The Indiana Small Business Development Center (Indiana SBDC) announced today a new partnership with the Indiana University Kelley School of Business to support the long-term economic recovery of Hoosier small businesses and entrepreneur …

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IDEM and Purdue MEP Offer Technical Assistance and Grant Opportunities to Manufacturers

July 22, 2020 | Hancock EDC

Indianapolis – Indiana manufacturers are eligible for a unique opportunity for on-site technical assistance and training from the Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) and the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM). The Purdue …

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HEDC congratulates Ferguson Construction on 100 years in business

July 16, 2020 | Hancock EDC

Hancock Economic Development Council congratulates Ferguson Construction on 100 years in business. Ferguson Construction opened its first office in 1920 in Sidney, Ohio. Their Indiana office was established in 2007 in southeast Indiana. In 2018, Fergus …

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Youth Program Resilience Fund applications due August 10, 2020

July 16, 2020 | Hancock EDC

Hancock Economic Development Council would like to make sure that local organizations are aware of the following opportunity: Lilly Endowment is launching a fund of up to $20 million to help youth serving organizations in Indiana address some of the ch …

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Employers, job seekers reminded of Next Level Jobs grants

July 16, 2020 | Hancock EDC

Hancock Economic Development Council would like to make sure that local employers and job seekers are aware of the following opportunities: The two programs that make up Next Level Jobs, the Workforce Ready Grant (WRG) and Employer Training Grant (ETG) …

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