Tag: grants

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


EDC leaders praise county’s COVID response

Rising from the “dumpster-fire year” called 2020 is a civic glow spreading throughout Henry County.

So said New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corp. President Corey Murphy Thursday morning, who told EDC members local response to those businesses with COVID-19-related needs has been “phenomenal.”



New Castle Career Center Receives Grant for EMT Ambulance Simulator

The New Castle Career Center (NCCC) will be introducing a new element to the EMT and Public Safety Program. With the help of a grant from the Regional Development Commission, NCCC purchased an ambulance simulator. The simulator will be delivered and ready to use for the upcoming school year. […]


Henry County awarded second EPA brownfield grant

Henry County has been selected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a recipient of the Brownfield Assessment Grant. This is the second time the county has received this grant in the past five years after first receiving it in 2015. “Henry County is pleased to partner with the […]


Business Reopening Resources

For those who were not able to attend the “Not So Fast” webinar on April 28, here is the link to the recording: https://bit.ly/not-so-fast-recording Indiana’s Small Business Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Marketplace A program to connect small businesses and nonprofit organizations with PPE so they can safely reopen. On May […]


COVID-19 Loan Program

The New Castle Henry County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is re-purposing its existing Enterprise Loan Fund (ELF) in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund was originally created through a partnership with the USDA Rural Business Enterprise Grant program and local resources. […]


COVID-19 Resources

To promote social distancing and to help flatten the curve, the EDC office is closed and our team is working remotely. Good hygiene never goes out of style and is especially important now. Remember to support your local businesses: Order gift cards and take out. Communicate with your employees, employer, […]