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Crouch, IHCDA Launch Crowdfunding Campaign for Downtown Arcadia

Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch

Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) today announced a crowdfunding campaign to build public restrooms in downtown Arcadia.

Arcadia residents will soon have a new public restroom if this crowdfunding campaign reaches its goal of raising $15,000 by June 30, 2022. If successful, the project led by Town of Arcadia will receive a matching grant as a part of IHCDA’s CreatINg Places program.

Funds from this campaign will be used to create public restrooms. These restrooms will be located downtown near the recently developed Arcadia Splash Pad, another successful CreatINg Places project.

“I’m so excited for this next phase of our downtown improvements,” said Arcadia Clerk Treasurer, Jennifer Pickett, “Public restrooms are critical to our growth and success and I know our community will help us once again.”

The CreatINg Places program began in 2016, projects have raised more than $6.2 million in public funds and an additional $5.2 million in matching IHCDA funds.

The program is available to projects located in Indiana communities. Non-profit entities (with 501c3 or 501c4 status) and Local Units of Government are eligible to apply.

Eligible projects must have a minimum total development cost of $10,000, where the recipient will receive $5,000 in IHCDA matching funds should it successfully raise $5,000 through Patronicity. IHCDA will provide matching grant funds up to $50,000 per project.