We work with communities to deploy economic development incentives as a means to achieve targeted development goals. Smart Incentives helps economic development organizations make sound decisions by instituting incentive programs that are both effective and responsible. Here’s how we do it:
incentive offerings and program design
the Smart Incentives 4×4 framework for program management
access to high-quality business intelligence, data, and analytical methods to guide decisions
evaluations and reporting on program results
The state is extending its Job Development Credits to include professional services jobs and certain retail businesses.read more
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Establishing a clear, consistent process with solid analysis to guide decision-making makes it easier to communicate with stakeholders and build support for promising projects — and to steer away from bad ones.read more
Our next event
Smart Incentives events are an excellent way to stay up to date on industry leading knowledge. They are also a great way to network. Check out our next event, we would love to see you.
Intro Incentives Course – Dallas, TX
November 7, 2018
Join us at the Council of Development Finance Agencies National Development Finance Summit for the Intro Incentives Course. This course will address the characteristics of well-designed incentive programs and processes to ensure meaningful impact, value, and accountability.
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