ROI Extends Timeline For Third Round Of Ready Communities Implementation Grants

(UNDATED) – In response to changing circumstances and priorities related to COVID-19, Regional Opportunity Initiatives has extended the timeline for the third round of Ready Communities grants.

Letters of Intent can be submitted anytime between now and June 1st. Up to $1.14 million in grant dollars is available to advance quality of place and workforce attraction in the 11 counties of the Indiana Uplands.

Updated Ready Communities Round 3 Grant Timeline:

  • June 1: Deadline to Submit Letter of Intent
  • June 29: ROI Invites Candidates to Apply for Grants
  • Aug 7: Grant Application Deadline
  • September: Grants Awarded

Up to $1.14 million in grant dollars is available in Round 3 to advance quality of place and workforce attraction in the 11 counties of the Indiana Uplands.

Interested applicants are asked to submit a two-page (maximum) letter of intent via ROI’s grant portal anytime between now and June 1st. Letters of Intent will be reviewed for alignment with eligibility, criteria, quality, and anticipated outcomes. A select number of applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal. The applications will then be reviewed and evaluated. Finalists may be asked to make a presentation to the evaluation committee.

Full grant guidelines are available on the ROI website at:
https://regionalopportunityinc.org/ready-communities/

Do you have questions about ROI’s Ready Communities Implementation Grant program, Larry Pejeau is available to discuss Round III guidelines, letters of intent and application details. You can contact Larry at 812-720-1417 or email lpejeau@regionalopportunityinc.org.

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