Financial Assistance

Community Development Grant

Liberty Community Development Corporation provides grants which may be available for qualifying businesses in support of added infrastructure or capital investment in real property. The amount of the grant is subject to the company’s investment, jobs creation, payroll, the project’s economic impact on the community, an other measures of performance deemed necessary by the LCDC Board of Directors and City of Liberty.

Tax Abatement Guidelines and Criteria

City of Liberty Tax Abatement Guidelines and Criteria 2016

Texas Capital Fund

The Texas Capital Fund program provides loans and grants to non-entitlement communities like Liberty, on behalf of businesses that hire 51% low-and-moderate-income persons. Businesses locating in Liberty County may be eligible to request that the City or County make an application on their behalf. Selection for Texas Capital Fund assistance is a competitive process. Program funds are awarded through the Texas Department of Agriculture.

Texas Enterprise Fund

The Texas Enterprise Fund can be used for a variety of economic development projects, including infrastructure development, community development, job training programs and business incentives. To be eligible for Texas Enterprise Fund support, a project must demonstrate a significant return on the state’s investment and strong long support. The review process will consider a variety of factors associated with each project, including job creation and wages, capital investment, the financial strength of the applicant, the applicant’s business history, analysis of the relevant business sector, and public and private sector financial support.

Other State Funding Programs

The State of Texas Attorney General’s office produces an annual Economic Development Handbook that provides detailed information about all available funding options offered in the State of Texas