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Benton County

Indiana WIRED

Mapping Entrepreneurship Resources in 14 Counties

This inventory consists of financial assistance and business development resources available to
entrepreneurs in Benton County, Indiana.

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Benton County Local Economic Development Organization
PO Box 368
Oxford, IN 47971
765-385-0552
Fax: 765-385-2216
Email:   ledo@benton4biz.com
http://www.benton4biz.com/
Summary: Benton County local and county governments work as a team to address each individual company's needs for the best possible package deal. Economic development efforts are supported by providing appropriate zoning and ordinances, securing financial assistance for workforce training and infrastructure improvements, low tax rates with available tax abatements, and a smooth permitting process. Depending on the project, TIF and build-to-suit options may also be offered.

Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service
Benton County Office
604 E. Second Street, Suite A
Fowler, IN 47944-1302
765-884-0140
Fax:  765-884-0574
Email: bentonces@purdue.edu
http://www.ces.purdue.edu/benton/
Summary: Provides entrepreneurs access to the research library at Purdue University

State of Indiana

Hoosier Heartland SBDC
Burton D. Morgan Ctr. for Entrepreneurship
1201 West State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907
765-496-6491
877-882-7273
Fax: 765-496-9676
http://www.hhsbdc.org/default.aspx
Summary: Serves startup and growing businesses in Indiana’s Benton, Carroll, Clinton, Fountain, Montgomery, Tippecanoe, Warren and White counties.

Training Acceleration Grant (TAG)
Indiana Department of Workforce Development
Benton, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, Howard, Miami, Montgomery, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Warren, White Counties contact:
Sherry McLauchlan
IN Workforce Development Region 4
Business Consultant
976 Mezzanine Drive Suite B
Lafayette, IN 47905
765-807-0890
Fax: 765-471-7810
Email: smclauchlan@tap.lafayette.in.us
http://www.in.gov/dwd/2698.htm
Summary: Indiana business can receive a grant for up to $200,000 to train their existing workforce in a variety of different fields

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