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Disaster Resources Table for State Economic Development Programs

Program Level Agency Services Eligibility Type of Assistance Contact
Texas Capital Fund Main Street Program State TDA
&
THC
Stimulate economic development in downtown areas of non-entitlement cities. (TDA administers the program and THC evaluates applications.) Non-entitlement cities. Grants Texas Department of Agriculture
(512) 936-0281.
Infrastructure Program State TDA Assist businesses with public infrastructure. Non-entitlement communities. Grants Texas Department of Agriculture
(512) 936-0281.
Real Estate Development Program State TDA Develops real estate for businesses. Non-entitlement communities. Grants Texas Department of Agriculture
(512) 936-0281.
Downtown Revitalization Program State TDA Public infrastructure improvements. Non-entitlement cities. Grants Texas Department of Agriculture
(512) 936-0281.
Texas Main Street Program State THC Revitalize historic downtowns and commercial districts. Texas cities. Grants Texas Historic Commission
(512) 463-5758.
Rural Municipal Finance Program State TDA Purchase real estate, construction, and infrastructure improvements. Cities and counties. Loans Texas Department of Agriculture
(512) 463-9932.
Texas Industrial Revenue Bond Program State TEDTO Bonds issued for eligible industrial and manufacturing projects, with the debt service paid by the business under the terms of a lease, sale, or loan agreement. Industrial Development Corporations created by cities, counties, and reclamation districts. Lease, sale or loan agreements Office of the Governor
(512) 936-0266.
Young Farmer Programs State TDA Establish or enhance farm or ranch operations. Individuals between the ages of 18-45. Loans Texas Department of Agriculture
(512) 463-9932.
Self-Sufficiency Fund State TWC Financing, designing, and implementing job training programs. Community and technical colleges or nonprofits with private employers. Grants Texas Workforce Commission
(512) 463-8844.
Skills Development Fund State TWC Provides training. Businesses and labor unions with community and technical colleges. Grants Texas Workforce Commission
(512) 463-8844.
Texas Leverage Program State TEDTO Communities may leverage future sales tax revenues to support job retention or creation. Communities that have the economic development sales tax. Loans Office of the Governor
(512) 463-6735.

 

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