Alliances & Resources

2020 Census
      The census helps shape many different aspects of our community. Everyone is counted

The 2020 Census counts every person living in the United States and five U.S. territories. In mid-March, homes across the country began receiving invitations to complete the 2020 Census.  Your vote counts, so stand up and be counted...(Learn more)

Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce
     Lakeshore and Crossroads chambers collaborate on economic developments

The LCEA concentrates not only on New Business Attraction, but also the Retention & Expansion of our valuable companies already doing business in Lake County.  Current emphasis is on advanced manufacturing, distribution centers, medical services, data centers, and the development of the state's new "Opportunity Zones"...(Learn more)

Indiana Arts Commission     
     Making the Arts Happen-Grants for the Arts

As part of our planning, we searched for that one unifying, inspiring idea that encapsulated both the work of the Indiana Arts Commission and its impact for the state. The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) is now accepting applications for a few different funding opportunities for community service programs. Those programs include Arts Project Support, Arts Organization Support, and Creative Community Pathways...(Learn more)

EPA Brownfields and Land Revitalization in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin
    Cleanups in my Community-Grants to safely clean up communities

EPA’s Brownfield's Program provides grants and technical assistance to communities, states, tribes and others to assess, safely clean up and sustainably reuse contaminated properties...(Learn more)

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms
    Partnerships that promote the safety and security of our nation

We partner with communities, industries, law enforcement, and public safety agencies to safeguard the public we serve through information sharing, training, research, and use of technology.  The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) is responsible for all inquiries in regards to the sale of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms. (Learn more)

Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT)     
      View current and future INDOT Construction Projects

INDOT Construction Map-Indiana is taking transportation and logistics to the next level. Transportation plays a major part in Indiana's success story. Now, with a sustainable, data-driven plan in place to fund roads and bridges...(Learn more)

Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC)
      Economy and Place

Embraces constrained, planned growth, and encourages sustainable development within existing communities whose population centers will be livable and vibrant...(Learn more)