Building Ft. Wayne's brains

Saturday, March 05, 2005

Here's another example of an emerging trend: economic development incentives shifting from companies to people. In Fort Wayne, a local initiative provides $2,500 a year to young people to help them pay off their student loans.

There are restrictions: "The money must be used to pay off student loans, and, to qualify, a person must find work in an advanced manufacturing, computer information technology or biomedical/biotechnology field."

The funds for the program come from a variety of sources. Read more.

posted by Ed Morrison |

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