Tag: grants


Food & Beverage recommendations move to county council

The Henry County Food & Beverage Committee wrapped up their work Thursday with not one project list, but two. The advisory committee is giving the Henry County Council a couple different options on how to spend a couple million dollars of local sales tax. The Food & Beverage volunteer committee […]

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EDC president announces Food and Beverage Grant is open

The Henry County Commissioners met for their first meeting of September on Wednesday night with plenty of business to discuss. New Castle Henry County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) President Corey Murphy was in attendance to update the commissioners on the state of the EDC. Murphy announced that the Henry County […]

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Henry County Food & Beverage Grant

Henry County Food & Beverage Advisory Committee  Recommendations to the Henry County CouncilMarch 3, 2022 As provided in state statute, the Advisory Committee volunteers were appointed by the Henry County Council, Henry County Commissioners, Town of Knightstown, Town of Middletown, New Castle City Council and New Castle Mayor. The volunteer members […]

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Henry County will participate in READI; Project planning starts next week

New Castle Henry County Economic Development President Corey Murphy has been going to neighboring cities and New Castle Council meetings to ask for their participation in new READI program. The Indiana Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI) was launched by the state in order to regionalize areas around the […]

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Henry County Small Business Grant Fund Recipients Chosen

The New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corporation recently distributed funds to businesses that were awarded a Henry County Small Business Grant. The grant’s funding source is the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs. The federal national objective of the grants is to benefit low-to moderate- income people through job […]

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More local properties being transformed by 2nd EPA grant

Like a Phoenix rising from the ashes, former business properties are coming back to life, thanks in large part to the New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corp. At a recent EDC meeting, board members learned that another Environmental Protection Agency grant is helping transform places suspected of contamination into new […]

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EDC Receives EPA Grant

New Castle Henry County Economic Development (EDC) has recently secured $400,000 in grant funding from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) through a competitive grant application process. The funding is through the US EPA Brownfields Program and is earmarked to support the redevelopment of brownfields that have contamination or suspected contamination with […]

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EDC director’s 3 wishes granted by Commissioners

New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corp. President Corey Murphy was a man on three monumental missions Wednesday night. Murphy brought three requests to the County Commissioners at their January meeting. Each could be described as a beacon of hope for Henry County. No impediments for home rehabilitation Murphy requested and […]

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