Economic Development

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Find resources to help Texas recruit and retain the businesses and talent needed to compete globally and prepare for jobs now and for the future. Explore economic development resources and partnerships to create and attract wealth to your region.

Partner with Regional Workforce Developers

Develop a partnership with regional workforce developers and find workforce solutions. Services include job posting and placement, assistance with recruiting, retention, training, tax and hiring incentives.

Promote Your Region Globally

To promote your community or region beyond Texas join TexasOne, a non-profit program that manages major marketing funds for promoting Texas economic development.

Network with Industry Professionals

Learn about the Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC), a statewide professional association dedicated to the development of economic and employment opportunities in Texas. TEDC hosts webinars, workshops, courses and conferences.

Explore Texas Business Recruitment & Expansion Programs

Find information about domestic and international business recruitment and corporate expansion efforts for Texas through the Office of the Governor's Economic Development & Tourism division. Research grants, funds and programs that assist Texas employers, including the Enterprise Fund and Emerging Technology Fund.

Research Labor Market & Career Information

Explore regional occupational and industry information including emerging and evolving occupations and "green" industries, use analysis tools, view statistics and more.

Find Technical Assistance

Access a wide range of technical assistance and economic development services including rural tourism development, strategic planning, baseline community reports, workforce analysis, manufacturing assistance, emergency planning, market research and technical training.

Get Help for Local Small Businesses

See what help is available for current and prospective small businesses in your region. Find information on starting a business, loans and grants, business law, and more from the Small Business Administration (SBA).

Learn About Texas Finances & Economic Development

Find economic development guidance, data analysis and tools.

Obtain Funds & Enhance Employee Skills

Find out about Skills Development funding to develop customized training for private-sector employees in Texas, for companies large and small.

Find Resources for Agricultural & Rural Businesses

Find resources and tools that specifically target agricultural and rural businesses.

Last Verified: August 01, 2014

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