How economic development programs target industries

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While many state economic development programs aim to provide incentives to businesses from any industry, a large proportion of state programs target their incentives at specific industries.

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Ellen Harpel on Evaluating Incentives Programs

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Economic development organizations across the country use a wealth of incentives to attract businesses and encourage investment.

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Proposed ED budget cuts from FY2015 state budget proposals

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Based on early releases, FY2015 State Budgets include new funding and some major funding increases for economic development financing, especially venture capital, accelerator, and research and development programs. Here are highlights from MA, WV, and TN.

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ED funding highlights from proposed FY2015 state budgets

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Based on early releases, FY2015 State Budgets include new funding and some major funding increases for economic development financing, especially venture capital, accelerator, and research and development programs.

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