West Central Indiana
Economic Development District

  • General: (812) 238-1561
  • (800) 489-1561
  • Aging & Disability Resource Center: (812) 917-3145
  • Transportation Services: (812) 232-2675
  • Fax: (812) 238-1564
  • Community Crossing Logo

    The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) recently announced the agency will begin accepting applications on Monday, August 6, 2018 for matching funds for shovel-ready local construction projects through Community Crossings, the State’s local road and bridge matching grant program. All application materials must be submitted by Friday, September 28, 2018, at 5 p.m. EST.

    Projects potentially eligible for funding under Community Crossings include: road resurfacing, bridge rehabilitation, road reconstruction, and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance in connection with road projects. Material costs for chip sealing and crack filling operations are also eligible for funds.

    For free technical advice or assistance with development of your application contact WCIEDD's Transportation Planning Division at (812) 917-3199.


    WCIEDD is responsible for developing, managing and implementing many federal, state and local programs throughout West Central Indiana.

    Through our board and various committees we also provide a forum for identifying and addressing regional issues. Staff provide technical assistance and planning services to local government officials and agencies too.

    Events & Announcements

    New Adult Day Service Provider

    Active DayOn July 2, 2018, Active Day, a leading national provider of adult day services took over operation of McMillan Adult Day Center, which this Agency operated for more than 40 years. The Center’s name has been changed to Active Day Wabash Valley, but it remains at 489 2nd Ave here in Terre Haute. For more information call the Center, which is open Mon – Fri from 7:00 am – 5:30 pm, at (812) 232-4627.


    Unless otherwise indicate, all meetings are open to the public.  Persons with special needs or disabilities can request reasonable accommodation by calling the District’s office at (812) 238-1561 at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

    • 07/24/18, 2:00 PM - Joint Transportation Policy Committee & Transportation Technical Commitee Meeting, 1718 Wabash Ave, Terre Haute, IN 47807
    • 07/23/18, 7:00 PM - WCIEDD Board of Directors, 489 2nd Ave, Terre Haute, IN 47807
    Funding Announcements and Opportunities

    U.S. DOT BUILD Transportation Program Launch

    On April 25, 2018, the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFA) for its Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) discretionary grant program. BUILD replaces the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program.

    Quick Facts:

    Eligible applicants in West Central Indiana who have a project they might want to try to advance under BUILD can contact our Transportation Planning Division (812-917-3199 or mpo@westcentralin.com) for free technical advice and assistance. More information about BUILD and the NOFA is available at https://www.transportation.gov/BUILDgrants.

    U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA)

    The following information from Federal agencies has been compiled by EDA and distributed to Economic Development Districts. This information is provided to increase awareness of complementary funding resources available for community and economic development.

    Questions regarding these EDA announcements and opportunities should be direct to Jim Coffenberry at (812) 238-1318.