Digging into Data

To further understand the competitive position of the region and how to effectively grow its target industries, the Northeast Indiana Fund supports research in areas aligned with the Five Pillars of Vision 2020 as well as Cluster-Based Economic Development, Economic Development Planning and Northeast Indiana Economic Performance to name a few. Click the links below to jump to a particular topic or feel free to scroll through the entire library.


Economic Data Library
Click the links below to jump to a particular topic or feel free to scroll through the entire library.







21st Century Talent


FileAuthorPublish DateDownload
2014 Snapshot of EducationBig Goal Collaborative/Boyden & Youngblutt08 Oct, 2014 Download
IPFW Roles and Governance StudyPolicy Analytics LLC14 Aug, 2014 Download
Talent Initiative Report to the RegionTalent Initiative/One Lucky Guitar29 Apr, 2014 Download
Shared Community VisionNortheast Indiana Regional Partnership/All Kids Alliance08 Apr, 2014 Download
Tackling Fundraising for your BackboneNortheast Indiana Regional Partnership08 Apr, 2014 Download
Talent Resource Considerations Aligned to Regional EmployersCHORUS, Inc21 Oct, 2013 Download
The Big Goal Collaborative OverviewTalent Initiative23 Jul, 2012 Download
Report to Lilly Endowment Inc 2012Talent Initiative30 Mar, 2012 Download
Case for TalentNortheast Indiana Regional Partnership01 Nov, 2011 Download
The Big Goal Opportunity Paper21st Century Talent Action Team - Vision 202001 Sep, 2011 Download
Roadmap OverviewTalent Initiative01 Aug, 2011 Download
Report to Lilly Endowment Inc 2011Talent Initiative31 Mar, 2011 Download
Talent Initiative OverviewTalent Initiative/One Lucky Guitar01 Sep, 2010 Download
New Tech High School BrochureTalent Initiative/One Lucky Guitar01 Jul, 2010 Download
21st Century Talent Topical Group ReportACP Visioning + Planning01 May, 2010 Download
Lilly Endowment Annual Report 2009 - Talent FeatureLilly Endowment Inc.01 Dec, 2009 Download
TOpS 2015 Proposal to Lilly EndowmentCommunity Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne01 Feb, 2009 Download







Cluster-Based Economic Development


FileAuthorPublish DateDownload
Industry Cluster Initiative-Summary of Key Findings & RecommendationsTaimerica01 Mar, 2011 Download
Insurance Industry in Northeast IndianaTaimerica11 Feb, 2011 Download
Logistics & Distribution Cluster in Northeast IndianaTaimerica01 Jan, 2011 Download
Advanced Manufacturing Cluster in Northeast IndianaTaimerica01 Jan, 2011 Download
Building a Medical Device Cluster-Strategic PlanTalking Points, LLC & The Coman Company01 Dec, 2009 Download
Building a Defense-Aerospace Cluster-Strategic PlanNortheast Indiana Defense Cluster01 Dec, 2009 Download
Building a Defense-Aerospace Cluster-Asset MappingNortheast Indiana Defense Cluster01 Dec, 2009 Download
Building a Food Processing Cluster-Strategic PlanOnCall PSN01 Dec, 2009 Download
Building a Food Processing Cluster-Asset MappingCommunity Research Institute11 Oct, 2009 Download
IHIF Regional Asset Mapping for Northeast IndianaIndiana Health Industry Forum01 Jan, 2008 Download
Target Industry StudyWhittaker Associates11 May, 2007 Download







Competitive Business Climate


FileAuthorPublish DateDownload
The Personal Property Tax in IndianaIndiana Fiscal Policy Institute21 Feb, 2014 Download
Business Travel Survey SummaryNortheast Indiana Regional Partnership20 Nov, 2013 Download
Business Travel SurveyNortheast Indiana Regional Partnership / Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority / Mead & Hunt20 Nov, 2013 Download
Permitting Opportunity PaperVision 2020 Staff01 Apr, 2011 Download
Non-Stop Air Service Options Opportunity PaperGreater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce01 Apr, 2011 Download
Competitive Business Climate Topical Group ReportACP Visioning+Planning01 May, 2010 Download







Economic Development Planning


FileAuthorPublish DateDownload
Perceptions of Northeast Indiana's Business ClimateDevelopment Counsellors International28 Mar, 2014 Download
Winning Strategies in Economic Development Marketing 2011Development Counsellors International28 Mar, 2014 Download
Northeast Indiana Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS)NE Indiana Economic Development District01 Mar, 2011 Download
SWOT Assessment in Northeast IndianaTaimerica01 Jan, 2011 Download
Building a 21st Century Economy in NE IN-Regional Economic Development StrategyCommunity Research Institute01 Jun, 2007 Download







Entrepreneurship


FileAuthorPublish DateDownload
Elevate Ventures OverviewElevate Ventures01 May, 2012 Download
Regional Entrepreneurship Action PlanJumpStart / Elevate Ventures01 Mar, 2012 Download
JumpStart (Elevate Ventures) Opportunity PaperVision 2020 01 Jun, 2011 Download
Entrepreneurship Topical Group ReportACP Visioning + Planning01 May, 2010 Download
Northeast Indiana Innovation Center Case StudyNE IN Regional Partnership / Community Research Institute / One Lucky Guitar 01 Jan, 2009 Download







Infrastructure


FileAuthorPublish DateDownload
Regional Interstate Accessibility Opportunity PaperNE Indiana Economic Development District01 Apr, 2011 Download
Regional Internet Access Opportunity PaperVision 202001 Apr, 2011 Download
Infrastructure Topical Group ReportACP Visioning + Planning01 May, 2010 Download







Northeast Indiana Economic Performance


FileAuthorPublish DateDownload
2013 Business Dynamics ReportCommunity Research Institute12 Mar, 2014 Download
2012 Business Dynamics ReportCommunity Research Institute11 Feb, 2013 Download
2011 Business Dynamics ReportCommunity Research Institute01 Feb, 2012 Download
2010 Business Dynamics ReportCommunity Research Institute01 Feb, 2011 Download
2009 Business Dynamics ReportCommunity Research Institute01 Mar, 2010 Download
2008 Business Dynamics ReportCommunity Research Institute01 Jan, 2009 Download
2008 Northeast Indiana Economic TrendsCommunity Research Institute01 Sep, 2008 Download
2007 Business Dynamics ReportCommunity Research Institute01 Jun, 2008 Download







Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership Annual Reports


FileAuthorPublish DateDownload
2013 NEIRP Annual Report 31 Jul, 2014 Download
2012 NEIRP Annual ReportNortheast Indiana Regional Partnership / One Lucky Guitar20 Mar, 2013 Download
2011 NEIRP Annual ReportNortheast Indiana Regional Partnership / One Lucky Guitar01 Jan, 2012 Download
2010 NEIRP Annual ReportNortheast Indiana Regional Partnership / One Lucky Guitar01 Jan, 2011 Download
2009 NEIRP Annual ReportNortheast Indiana Regional Partnership01 Jan, 2010 Download
2008 NEIRP Annual ReportNortheast Indiana Regional Partnership01 Jan, 2009 Download
2007 NEIRP Annual ReportNortheast Indiana Regional Partnership01 Jan, 2008 Download
2006 NEIRP Annual ReportNortheast Indiana Regional Partnership01 Jan, 2007 Download







Quality of Life


FileAuthorPublish DateDownload
Downtown Riverfront Development Opportunity PaperQuality of Life Action Team - Vision 202001 Jun, 2011 Download
Quality of Life Topical Group ReportACP Visioning + Planning01 May, 2010 Download







Regional Collaboration


FileAuthorPublish DateDownload
Integrated Economic Development ChartNortheast Indiana Regional Partnership19 Mar, 2013 Download
Mayors and Commissioners Caucus Founding DocumentNortheast Indiana Regional Partnership01 Jun, 2012 Download
Code of EthicsLEDO Council / Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership01 Nov, 2011 Download
Principles of OperationsLEDO Council / Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership01 Jun, 2010 Download







Regional Industry


FileAuthorPublish DateDownload
Northeast Indiana Manufacturing Study 2013 SummaryNortheast Indiana Regional Partnership / Community Research Institute / BKD CPAs & Advisors / Lincoln Financial Foundation04 Dec, 2013 Download
Northeast Indiana Manufacturing Study 2013Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership / Community Research Institute / BKD CPAs & Advisors / Lincoln Financial Foundation02 Dec, 2013 Download
Defense Sales SheetNE IN Regional Partnership / Community Research Institute / One Lucky Guitar 30 Oct, 2013 Download
Foreign Direct Investment Brochure - Japanese Version in EnglishNE IN Regional Partnership / Community Research Institute / One Lucky Guitar11 Sep, 2013 Download
Foreign Direct Investment Brochure - China Version in EnglishNE IN Regional Partnership / Community Research Institute / One Lucky Guitar11 Sep, 2013 Download
Foreign Direct Investment Brochure - ChineseNE IN Regional Partnership / Community Research Institute / One Lucky Guitar05 Sep, 2013 Download
Foreign Direct Investment BrochureNE IN Regional Partnership / Community Research Institute / One Lucky Guitar05 Sep, 2013 Download
Foreign Direct Investment Brochure - JapaneseNE IN Regional Partnership / Community Research Institute / One Lucky Guitar05 Sep, 2013 Download
Northeast Indiana Regional Profile - ChineseNE IN Regional Partnership / Community Research Institute / One Lucky Guitar05 Sep, 2013 Download
Northeast Indiana Regional ProfileNE IN Regional Partnership / Community Research Institute / One Lucky Guitar05 Sep, 2013 Download
Logistics Sales SheetNE IN Regional Partnership / Community Research Institute / One Lucky Guitar 15 May, 2013 Download
Medical Devices Sales SheetNE IN Regional Partnership / Community Research Institute / One Lucky Guitar 15 May, 2013 Download
Insurance Sales SheetNE IN Regional Partnership / Community Research Institute / One Lucky Guitar 11 Dec, 2012 Download
Vehicles Sales SheetNE IN Regional Partnership / Community Research Institute / One Lucky Guitar 18 Sep, 2012 Download
Food Processing Sales SheetNE IN Regional Partnership / Community Research Institute / One Lucky Guitar 21 May, 2012 Download
80/20 Inc. Case Study - Whitley CountyNE IN Regional Partnership / Community Research Institute / One Lucky Guitar 01 Jan, 2009 Download
Ellison Bakery Case Study - Allen CountyNE IN Regional Partnership / Community Research Institute / One Lucky Guitar 01 Jan, 2009 Download
Living Essentials Case Study - Wabash CountyNE IN Regional Partnership / Community Research Institute / One Lucky Guitar 01 Jan, 2009 Download
Micropulse Case Study - Whitley CountyNE IN Regional Partnership / Community Research Institute / One Lucky Guitar 01 Jan, 2009 Download
Poet Case Study - Wabash CountyNE IN Regional Partnership / Community Research Institute / One Lucky Guitar 01 Jan, 2009 Download
Steel Dynamics Inc. Case Study - Whitley CountyNE IN Regional Partnership / Community Research Institute / One Lucky Guitar 01 Jan, 2009 Download
Tippmann Sports Case Study - Allen CountyNE IN Regional Partnership / Community Research Institute / One Lucky Guitar 01 Jan, 2009 Download
USSI Case Study - Whitley CountyNE IN Regional Partnership / Community Research Institute / One Lucky Guitar 01 Jan, 2009 Download







Vision 2020


FileAuthorPublish DateDownload
State of the RegionWhitley County UpdateVision 2020 / Community Research Institute31 Jan, 2014 Download
State of the Region PresentationVision 2020 / Community Research Institute02 Dec, 2013 Download
Regional Exchange 2013 participant directory FINALVision 202013 Jun, 2013 Download
Regional Exchange Cincinnati Registration PacketVision 202029 Apr, 2013 Download
Regional Exchange Cincinnati AgendaVision 202029 Apr, 2013 Download
Vision 2020 BrochureVision 2020 / One Lucky Guitar19 Mar, 2013 Download
Regional Dashboard BrochureVision 2020 / One Lucky Guitar01 Jun, 2012 Download
Millennial 2020 OverviewVision 202001 Jun, 2012 Download
Vision 2020 Final ReportACP Visioning + Planning01 Jul, 2010 Download
Adams County Regional Outreach Meeting SummaryACP Visioning + Planning01 Mar, 2010 Download
Allen County Regional Outreach Meeting SummaryACP Visioning + Planning01 Mar, 2010 Download
DeKalb County Regional Outreach Meeting SummaryACP Visioning + Planning01 Mar, 2010 Download
Huntington County Regional Outreach Meeting SummaryACP Visioning + Planning01 Mar, 2010 Download
LaGrange County Regional Outreach Meeting SummaryACP Visioning + Planning01 Mar, 2010 Download
Noble County Regional Outreach Meeting SummaryACP Visioning + Planning01 Mar, 2010 Download
Steuben County Regional Outreach Meeting SummaryACP Visioning + Planning01 Mar, 2010 Download
Wabash County Regional Outreach Meeting SummaryACP Visioning + Planning01 Mar, 2010 Download
Wells County Regional Outreach Meeting SummaryACP Visioning + Planning01 Mar, 2010 Download
Whitley County Regional Outreach Meeting SummaryACP Visioning + Planning01 Mar, 2010 Download







Workforce


FileAuthorPublish DateDownload
Occupational Projections & Training Needs for Northeast Indiana to 2018Taimerica & Monster.com01 Feb, 2011 Download
Workforce CompetenciesTaimerica01 Jan, 2011 Download
Monster - Labor Market Analysis in Northeast IndianaMonster.com01 Jan, 2011 Download
Attracting Critical Talent to Northeast IndianaTaimerica01 Jan, 2011 Download