Woman on bicycle on a bridge across a bridge which crosses the White River along the Cardinal Greenway in Muncie, Indiana

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We’re not just one city. We’re a mosaic of individuals, different paths, and unique opportunities all coming together as one beautiful region. This is a place where you can be who you want to be and create a life that matters.

Are you an entrepreneur? A hard worker? An artist? A volunteer? A parent? There’s room for you in East Central Indiana. You can get involved, grow a family, open a start-up, or simply enjoy being you.

Young boy watering flowers at Minnetrista in Muncie, Indiana


Student working with machinery at Purdue Polytechnic Institute


Spectators admire art at The Portland Center of Arts Place in Jay County, Indiana


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TRAC program allots more than $210,000 to early care and learning providers

The Training, Resource, and Advocacy Connector (TRAC) — an initiative of the East Central Indiana Talent Collaborative (ECITC) — announced the allocation of more than $210,000 to 22 early care and learning (ECL) providers across…


Collaboration is the Key to Success

Trevor Friedeberg, CEO & President at the East Central Indiana Regional Partnership (ECIRP), has been instrumental in guiding the region’s journey through READI 1.0 and now into the promising era of READI 2.0. As we…


Vision Corner Grand Opening: Spreading Hope in Union City

A remarkable example of collaboration and visionary leadership is on display in Union City as Vision Corner celebrates its grand opening. This transformative initiative is dedicated to creating a better future for all residents. This…