READI

We are READI.


The Evansville region is READI!

The Evansville Region has a transformational vision to build a nationally recognized place to call home! As the regional organization unified to advance the interest of business, the Evansville Regional Economic Partnership (E-REP) in collaboration with the Southwest Indiana Regional Development Authority (SWIRDA), Success Warrick County, and the Gibson County EDC, we are advancing transformational projects through the Regional Economic Acceleration + Development Initiative (READI)!

E-REP will update this page regularly with key announcements from both the state and region as they become available.

It’s an exciting time in the Evansville region!

Thanks for your interest in receiving Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI) updates. As program information becomes available to our team, we’ll share the news with you.

READI Updates

  • Evansville Region Announces READI 2.0 Official Application

    READI 2.0 application open to capital and infrastructure projects advancing the Evansville region’s goals of population growth, new higher-paying jobs, workforce development for jobs of the future, improved health outcomes, or efforts to lessen the number of local households in poverty.

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    READI 2.0 funding application now available in the Evansville Region
  • Evansville, CRG Break Ground on The Vault on Main

    CRG Residential, an Indiana-based construction and real estate investment firm, has officially closed on financing to fund construction of a nearly $60 million major mixed-use project at Fifth and Main streets in the heart of Downtown Evansville. Evansville Mayor Stephanie Terry and officials from CRG Residential and the Evansville Regional Economic Partnership (E-REP) officially broke…

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  • Ohio River Vision and Strategic Plan Unveiled for Evansville Region Riverfronts

    The Evansville Regional Economic Partnership (E-REP), regional stakeholders, and Sasaki today unveiled proposed developments for the Ohio River Vision and Strategic Plan at a community event and open house.

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  • Evansville Region Awarded $45 Million in READI 2.0 Funding

     One of Six Regions Awarded Maximum Funding   EVANSVILLE, Ind. (April 11, 2024) – Today at a special meeting in Indianapolis, the board of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) awarded $500 million in the second round of the Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI 2.0). The four counties that make up the Evansville…

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  • Gov. Holcomb announces $250M Lilly Endowment grant to accelerate quality of place across Indiana

    Funds will support investments in communities throughout the state focused on blight remediation and redevelopment, public arts and cultural initiatives INDIANAPOLIS  – Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced at tonight’s State of the State address that Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded a $250 million grant to help bolster quality of place efforts throughout the state. The…

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  • Evansville Region Prepares to Compete for READI 2.0

    The Evansville Regional Economic Partnership (E-REP) announces a call for economic development projects happening in the Evansville Region via an intake survey

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