02/27/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/27/2020 09:01
PLAINFIELD, Ind. - Duke Energy has awarded $114,500 to 24 Indiana economic development groups for the 2020 Marketing Partnership Program. Each program was awarded up to $5,000.
'Again this year, local and regional economic development groups can take advantage of the grants to help improve and strengthen their marketing efforts to attract business investment and bring jobs to their areas,' said Erin Schneider, Indiana director of economic development for Duke Energy.
To qualify for program consideration, each applicant must submit a marketing plan that has a direct impact on the community's economic growth and supports Duke Energy's economic development goals. Grant funding does not include travel, lodging, food and beverage and entertainment expenses.
The economic development organizations receiving the 2020 grants include:
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