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Get Paid to Live in Richmond, Indiana

$5,000 cash

A VIP Community Pass which includes:

Complimentary 1-year membership to the Innovation Center co-working space in downtown Richmond

Complimentary 1-year membership to the Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce

Ambassador Network to help you get connected to locals with similar interests, organizations and boards that further causes you care about

Professional relocation and real estate services

PLUS your choice of one of the following packages:

Arts Package / symphony season tickets, theater season tickets, art museum membership and more

History Package / three local history museum memberships

Outdoor Recreation Package / public golf course and two nature preserve memberships

Fitness Package / pool, gym membership, and race season passes for runners

Sports Package / collegiate athletic tickets to watch the Richmond Jazz, IU East Red Wolves and Earlham Quakers

Total Incentive

Move to Richmond


Located in eastern Indiana along the Ohio border, Richmond is a warm and welcoming city with a strong sense of community pride.

Learn the area’s history at the Wayne County Historical Museum, then take in the historic architecture walking tour in Downtown Richmond. Enjoy boating and fishing in the Middlefork Reservoir, hike the paths at Cope Environmental Center, location of one of only 30 designated Living Building sites in the world, or explore the Cardinal Greenway on foot, skates, or with a free bike rental offered at the trailhead.

Richmond offers a rich cultural scene, with performances by the Richmond Symphony Orchestra, Richmond Civic Theater, and works by regional artists at the Richmond Art Museum. Find trendy fashions or handcrafted items at unique boutiques located in various shopping districts across the county as well as in Richmond. Hunt for treasures in Wayne County's Antique Alley featuring several diverse antique dealers located in towns along U.S. 40.

Richmond boasts a wide variety of dining options from a coffee shop and taproom to casual dining, to ethnic favorites such as Thai and Mexican restaurants. Satisfy your sweet tooth with handcrafted candy, freshly made ice cream, and baked goods then top it all off with a locally crafted beverage. Richmond celebrates food and community with unique annual events like Potterypalooza, Flavor of Wayne County, and the Meltdown Winter Ice Festival.

Richmond also presents a vibrant sports scene as it is home to Indiana University East and Earlham College. Nearby Richmond High School is a great place to catch a game as well, one of their venues, the Tiernan Center, is the 4th largest high school gym in the U.S. Professional sports teams such as the Indianapolis Colts and Pacers or Cincinnati's Bengals and Reds are an easy drive away to catch a game.


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Eligibility Requirements
  • Must relocate to Wayne County, IN within the next 6 months

  • Must be self-employed or a full-time employee with remote work privileges

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Must be a U.S. citizen eligible to work in the U.S.

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How It Works

This community is participating in the MakeMyMove on-platform application process. Apply in a few minutes. You’ll receive a response to your application, and will have access to a team to help along the way.

1. Apply

Fill out our fast application form to share your information and why you’re interested in making a move.

2. Get Pre-Qualified

Qualifying applicants will receive an introduction to the local sponsors of the program who will answer your questions, and help you decide if the community is the right fit.

3. Confirm Eligibility

Once you’ve been selected, we’ll confirm your eligibility for the program and facilitate a formal incentive offer from the community.

4. Accept and Make Your Move

Accept the offer to reserve your spot, and let us know when you arrive to receive the incentive.