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Lake, Porter, LaPorte, St Joseph, Newton, Jasper, Starke, Marshall, Pulaski, Fulton, Benton, White, Cass, Warren, Tippecanoe, Carroll, Fountain, Montgomery, Clinton
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Diana Hunter
17 S 6th St
Lafayette, IN 47901
Email 219-214-2126
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Essential Businesses – Gov. Holcomb’s Executive Order

Dear Hoosiers, The Indiana Economic Development Corporation’s business and industry hotline is receiving a high volume of inquiries. We are working to respond to these inquiries as soon as possible to provide insight or guidance on essential businesses based on Gov. Holcomb’s Executive Order 20-08 issued March 23, 2020. This Executive Order mandates Hoosiers remain … more »

Hoosier small businesses invited to apply for low-interest loans from U.S. Small Business Administration

INDIANAPOLIS (March 19, 2020) – Last night, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) issued a disaster declaration for the state of Indiana, offering financial assistance for Hoosier small businesses impacted by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the state.  The declaration is in response to a formal request Governor Eric J. Holcomb submitted with the SBA … more »

U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Government Contracting March 11, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) guidance on the impact of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak for small businesses performing on federal procurement contracts. The below FAQs were prepared to address concerns a small business performing on federal contracts may have related to the impact of the Coronavirus. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues … more »
“We all really enjoyed meeting with you yesterday. There are so many opportunities out there, and apparently a lot of help getting them also, but you have to know where to look. I appreciate that you make working with the government not seem quite so intimidating. I’m very excited to have you as a new resource!”
Perfection Hydraulics – Kristi Klamer, CEO, Perfection Hydraulics
“Wading through the complicated DBE certification process took many hours, and I would not have completed it without the patience of Diana. I’ve come to call her my coach. We are now seeing the fruits of our labor as a subcontractor with exciting new contacts and access to government contracts that we would never have seen before now. She was right, people ARE looking for us.”
Julie Olthoff, President, VIA Marketing