Individual Development Accounts – Good News from SB 325

Advocacy efforts for expanding IDAs came with exciting news, as Senate Bill 325 was passed. SB 325, authored by Senator Mark Messmer, was signed by the Governor and became public law […]

Toolbox: Measuring Community Capacity Building

The Aspen Institute’s Measuring Community Capacity Building: A Workbook-in-Progress for Rural Communities isn’t new, but it is a good tool to understand (in both urban neighborhoods and rural communities) what […]

Nominate Leaders and Projects for IACED’s 2016 Annual Awards!

Each year, IACED celebrates individuals and organizations in Indiana that have made a positive impact on the Hoosier community economic development field. Help us recognize individuals and projects in Indiana […]

IACED shares perspective at ‘Blight Stops Here’ forum

During Indiana’s Statewide Preservation Conference held in Vincennes, many individuals interested in historic preservation attended the ‘Blight Stops Here’ forum on April 28, 2016 to hear about and discuss creative […]

Indiana Summit on Economic Development via Early Learning Coalitions

Attend the 2016 Indiana Summit for Economic Development via Early Learning Coalitions on June 7, 2016 in Muncie, Indiana. The Summit is jointly hosting by Early Learning Indiana, By5, ReadyNation and ELAC. […]

The Future of Rural Communities Policy Forum: Implications for Housing

Speakers will explore changing demographic and economic trends that are exacerbating housing and community development policy misalignments in rural communities; promising models for addressing community needs resulting from collaboration between policymakers and practitioners; and research and policy questions whose answers could contribute to developing evidence-based policies uniquely targeted to the needs of rural communities.

Supporting Youth Who Experience Homelessness

While Americans are generally aware and concerned about homelessness, youth homelessness may not be as well understood.Homeless youth are a unique population that incorporates different tiers of social, emotional, psychological, […]

Request for Proposals: Abandoned Housing Strategies Training

The Indiana Association for Community Economic Development (IACED), a statewide association of 200 members engaged in community economic development, is accepting proposals for a one-time contract to develop and deliver […]

Press Release: IACED Executive Director to Join the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Community Development Advisory Committee

Andy Fraizer, executive director of the Indianapolis-based Indiana Association for Community Economic Development has been selected to join The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Community Development Advisory Committee.

IACED and Michigan City Engage Community in Eastport Neighborhood Plans

IACED is working in partnership with Michigan City to help residents and stakeholders in the Eastport neighborhood develop a plan for the future of the neighborhood that includes what the […]