The South Bend – Elkhart Regional Development Authority gave out the last of its READI grant money during a Dec. 16 meeting in Elkhart.
Michigan City will be part of a year-long learning lab through a partnership with Brookings Institution and the Local Initiatives Support Corp.
The South Bend – Elkhart Regional Development Authority awarded $40 million in READI grant funds to 19 Quality of Place projects.
Bids from the South Bend-Elkhart area and Northwest Indiana were among 17 Indiana regions awarded a share of $500 million in state funds to spark growth.
State officials have extended the deadline for the Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI) to Sept. 30.