Where is the Community Economic Development Field Going?

Today in Minneapolis, Executive Director Andy Fraizer is presenting on a panel at the National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders 9th Annual National Conference. If you are interested in the […]

Announcement of New HUD Secretary Expected This Week

News reports over the weekend indicated President Obama is set to announce this week that Shaun Donovan, the current Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), will be tapped for […]


Many thanks to the 71 respondents who contributed to the 2014 IACED member satisfaction survey distributed online last month. A summary of the findings can be accessed here: 2014 member survey. […]

Request for Information – Financial Institution Services

The Indiana Association for Community Economic Development (IACED) is seeking information from financial institutions for banking, credit card processing, and investment services. The purpose of this process is to obtain […]

Governor Pence Annouces Plan to Address Healthcare Coverage Gap

On Thursday, May 16, Governor Mike Pence unveiled ‘HIP 2.0,’ an alternative plan to the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion provision.  The official statement described the proposal as a plan […]

Job Opportunity: Executive Director, North Central Indiana Regional Planning Council

  The North Central Indiana Regional Planning Council (RPC) seeks qualified candidates for the full-time, contract position of Executive Director.  The RPC is a newly formed organization comprised of Cass, […]

Your Voice Is Critical To Policy Change

IACED advocates on behalf of its members and the communities they serve to create the public and private sector policies that promote community economic development. I was in Washington DC, […]

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Released Consumer Response Report

The CFPB has been making strides to ensure consumers are informed about the products they are using and purchasing. They released a consumer response report concerning a wide range of […]

Senate Fails to Act on Minimum Wage Vote

Today, the U.S. Senate failed to pass a motion that would have allowed for consideration of a bill to increase the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10. The legislation […]

Placemaking Grants Available from MIBOR

Placemaking is a way to make your community a better place to live and work by transforming public spaces into vibrant community places.  As a place becomes more desirable and […]