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Regional Innovation Grants (RIGs) - Current Awards

Regional Innovation Grants Awards List

Program Year 2009 (July 2009-June 2010)
State Project Name Award Amount
California Redwood Coast RIG $250,000
Iowa Mid-Iowa RIG $250,000
Kentucky Northern Kentucky/ Southwest Ohio RIG $250,000
Missouri St. Louis Talent Innovation Network RIG $250,000
North Carolina Western Piedmont Council RIG $250,000
Ohio Montgomery County RIG $250,000
Oklahoma East Central Oklahoma RIG $250,000
Texas Regional Economic Revitalization and Utilization Planning (REV-UP) $250,000
Vermont Vermont's Northeast Kingdom RIG $250,000
West Virginia Advantage Valley RIG $250,000


Program Year 2008 (July 2008-June 2009)
State Project Name Award Amount
Kentucky Western Kentucky Workforce Investment Board RIG $250,000
Idaho Panhandle Region RIG $250,000
Massachusettes Merrimack River Valley RIG $250,000
Illinois Southwestern Illinois Vision RIG $250,000
Florida East Central Florida RIG $250,000
Oklahoma Central OK Regional Economic Alliance for Prosperity RIG $250,000
Kentucky West Kentucky Area 2 $250,000


Program Year 2007 (July 2007-June 2008)
State Project Name Award Amount
Ohio Richmond County RIG $250,000
Illinois Southern Illinois Works RIG $250,000
Pennsylvaia SC Pennsylvania RIG $250,000
Iowa IA - Great River RIG $250,000
Pennsylvaia Westmoreland RIG $250,000
New Hampshire Coos County RIG $250,000
Pennsylvaia West Central Partnership (PA-OHIO) $250,000
Montana Western Montana Regional Transformation RIG $250,000
Minnesota MN Northland Works Partnership $250,000
Missouri Southwest Region WIB - Quad States Regional Transformation RIG $250,000
Iowa Cedar Valley $250,000
California City of Sunnyvale -   Silicon Valley Regional Innovation Grant  $250,000
California Stanislaus County - Northern San Joaquin Valley Biotech Initiative  $238,434
Texas El Paso Regional Strategic Plan $250,000
Connecticut Eastern CT WIB $250,000
Virginia VA Southside (VA) and Upper Piedmont (NC) $250,000
Iowa Iowa Tri-State Siouxland RIG $250,000
Minnesota MN Seven Rivers RIG $250,000
Idaho Eastern Idaho RIG $250,000
Michigan UP Vision RIG $250,000
New York Town of Hempstead $250,000
Nebraska Lincoln Area Regional Partners RIG $250,000
Oklahoma Texoma Regional Consortium $250,000


Program Year 2006 (July 2006-June 2007)
State Project Name Award Amount
Ohio Lorrane County RIG $249,810