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Mapping Entrepreneurship Resources in 14 Counties

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

Tippecanoe County Tippecanoe County Map

Lafayette-West Lafayette Development Corporation
337 Columbia Street, P.O. Box 348
Lafayette, IN 46902
765-742-4044
Fax: 765-742-6276
http://www.glpi.org/economic-development

Enterprise Zone Tax Incentives
Lafayette-West Lafayette Development Corporation
337 Columbia Street, P.O. Box 348
Lafayette, IN 46902
765-742-4044
Fax: 765-742-6276
http://www.glpi.org/economic-development
direct link to enterprise zone information: http://www.luea.org/
Summary: Tax incentives include: gross income tax exemptions, investment cost credit, loan interest credit, employment expense credit, employee tax deduction

Tax Increment Financing District
Lafayette-West Lafayette Development Corporation
337 Columbia Street, P.O. Box 348
Lafayette, IN 46902
765-742-4044
Fax: 765-742-6276
http://www.glpi.org/economic-development
Summary: Grants to improve facade or interior of buildings in the district

Revolving Loan/Business Loan Fund
Greater Lafayette Community Development Corporation
337 Columbia Street, P.O. Box 277
Lafayette, IN 46902
765-742-1984
Fax: 765-742-6276
http://www.glpi.org/economic-development
Summary: Loans to stimulate investment activity and jobs by arranging and participating in financing of business expansions, formations and acquisitions.

Real Estate Loan Fund
Greater Lafayette Community Development Corporation
337 Columbia Street, P.O. Box 277
Lafayette, IN 46902
765-742-1984
Fax: 765-742-6276
http://www.glpi.org/economic-development
Summary: Loans which help property owners finance commercial and industrial real estate projects that yield community benefits

Real Estate Development and Investment Fund
Greater Lafayette Community Development Corporation
337 Columbia Street, P.O. Box 277
Lafayette, IN 46902
765-742-1984
Fax: 765-742-6276
http://www.glpi.org/economic-development
Summary: Loans for the purchase of properties or invest in real estate projects that meet community objectives but require more patient capital than conventional financing typically offers

Brownfield Development Program
Greater Lafayette Community Development Corporation
337 Columbia Street, P.O. Box 277
Lafayette, IN 46902
765-742-1984
Fax: 765-742-6276
http://www.glpi.org/economic-development
Summary: Grants and loans to property owners to assess and remediate brownfield property conditions.

Technical Assistance
Greater Lafayette Community Development Corporation
337 Columbia Street, P.O. Box 277
Lafayette, IN 46902
765-742-1984
Fax: 765-742-6276
http://www.glpi.org/economic-development
Summary: Two primary types of assistance will be provided: financial planning to use government resources to fund business, real estate and community projects; and real estate development planning and management assistance.

Purdue University Technical Assistance Program (TAP)
Technical Assistance Program
Purdue University
1435 Win Hentschel Blvd. Suite 205
West Lafayette, IN 47906-4154
765-494-6258
Fax: 765-494-9187
tap@purdue.edu
http://www.tap.purdue.edu/Default.aspx
Summary: TAP supports performance improvement in Indiana companies and organizations through various programs and services that utilize faculty, students, and staff in nine statewide offices. Assistance and services are provided in the following areas: Faculty Assistance Projects, Advanced Manufacturing Training, Energy Efficiency Services, Healthcare Technical Assistance, Business Innovation, PharmaTAP

Purdue University
Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship
1201 West State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2057
765-494-6400
Fax: 765-494-9870
E-mail: BDMCenter@purdue.edu
http://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/Entrepreneurship/
Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship programs include: Technology Commercialization Laboratory (TCL), Entrepreneurial Programs & Intellectual Property Development, Certificate in Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Social Entrepreneurship Initiative, New Ventures Laboratory, BioMedShip, Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition, Center for Regional Development, Life Sciences Business Plan Competition, Opportunity for Indiana Business Plan Competitions, EntrepreneurshipWeek USA, and New Ventures in Food and Agriculture.

Summary: The central mission of the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship is to promote a culture of entrepreneurship, with activity in both commercialization and education. The Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship builds on its unique advantage of being located in the heart of Discovery Park. It works closely with other Discovery Park centers to bring real world perspective to the educational and commercialization activities.

Ivy Tech Community College
Lafayette, Indiana
3101 South Creasy Lane
Lafayette, IN  47903-6299
765-269-5000
Toll Free: 888-IVYLINE
http://www.laf.ivytech.edu/

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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