Financing & Incentives


From expanding facilities or your workforce to retooling your equipment to training your staff, our Financial Services division taps into a number of programs to help drive your business forward.


Small Business Programs


  • EnterPrize Challenge – preparing smaller companies for success with insights and funding up to $500,000 each year
  • Small Business Interest Rebates – help in repaying bank loans
  • Small Business Administration 504 Loans – long-term, below-market financing to build, buy or improve facilities
  • Community Development Micro-Loans – up to $35,000 in loans for low-to-moderate Amarillo entrepreneurs


Tax Abatement & Credits


  • Abatement – specialized financial tools for manufacturing businesses looking to lessen your tax liabilities
  • New Market Tax Credit – incentives for investors interested in supporting opportunities in low-income communities


Workforce Retention, Expansion & Training


  • Job Creation Incentive Grant – financial incentives to create full-time jobs
  • Tax Enterprise Zone – access to tax refunds based on creating and retaining jobs
  • Skills Training – funding to help expand the skills of your current or potential workforce


International Market Programs


  • Foreign Trade Zone 252 – financial benefits and streamlined logistics for companies importing/exporting internationally