Jump Start Grant

The Jump Start grant is a conditional grant to assist new or relocating businesses during the first 24 months of operations. This grant may be used to subsidize rent, utilities, marketing or other expenses. 

Click here for the program requirements and application


Smith County Workforce Recruitment Incentive Program

The purpose of the Smith County Workforce Recruitment Incentive Program is to grant workforce recruitment incentive funds to businesses to recruit new employees for positions that are hard to fill and key to economic and community growth for Smith County.

Click here for program guidelines and the application


Clean Up and Revitalization Grants

The Clean Up and Revitalization grants enhance our community by removing dilapidated structures or debris so property is prepared for new construction or other improvements that will increase its value.

These reimbursement grants are matching grants and must be approved before the clean up work is completed. 

For commercial properties, click here

For residential properties, click here



All Smith Center Economic Development Programs are subject to the availability of funds. SCED reserves the rights to alter or discontinue any program at any time without written notice.