Grant Incentive Programs

In an effort to maintain and enhance the features of our city, the City of La Grange offers a variety of incentives for development in the City and downtown.

NEW - Business Expansion and Relocation Grant Program

The City of La Grange’s Office of Community Development offers a Business Expansion and Relocation Grant Program which is designed to encourage the expansion of current La Grange businesses and new business expansions and relocations to La Grange. 

  • Businesses located within the City limits are eligible.
  • All projects must be approved before work begins.
  • Reimbursable matching grant that is a percentage of the total project cost.
  • Application required. Download an application here.

NEW - GAP Redevelopment Grant Program

The City of La Grange’s Office of Community Development offers a GAP Redevelopment Grant Program which is designed to encourage target businesses that will fill a gap in products or services available in the City of La Grange. 

  • Businesses located within the City limits are eligible.
  • All projects must be approved before work begins.
  • Reimbursable grant of up to 50% of the total project cost with a maximum reimbursement of $30,000.
  • Application required. Download an application here.

NEW - Second Floor Development Grant Program

The City of La Grange’s Office of Community Development offers a Second Floor Development Grant Program which is designed to encourage the conversion of upper floors of existing commercial structures in the historic district to residential units.

  • Businesses located within the Historic District are eligible.
  • All projects must be approved before work begins.
  • Reimbursable grant of up to 50% of the total project cost with a maximum reimbursement of $30,000.
  • Application required. Download an application here.

Paint and Sign Grant Program

The City of La Grange’s Office of Community Development offers a Paint and Sign Grant Program to promote an attractive and inviting environment for residents and visitors.

  • Businesses located within the City limits are eligible.
  • All projects must be approved before work begins.
  • Up to $1,000 Paint Assistance available for exterior paint.
  • Up to $500 Sign Assistance available.
  • Application required. Download an application here.

Security Enhancement Grant Program

The City of La Grange’s Office of Community Development offers a Security Enhancement Grant Program to assist businesses in updating an existing video surveillance system or installing a new one.

  • Businesses located within the City limits are eligible.
  • All projects must be reviewed by the La Grange Police Department before work begins.
  • Reimbursable grant of up to 50% of the total project cost with a maximum reimbursement of $1,500.
  • Application required. Download an application here.

Façade Grant Program

The City of La Grange’s Office of Community Development offers a Façade Grant Program which is designed to encourage the renovation and restoration of the exterior façade and property of existing commercial structures within the City limits of La Grange.

  • Businesses located within the City limits are eligible.
  • All projects must be approved before work begins.
  • Reimbursable grant of up to 50% of the total project cost with a maximum reimbursement of $10,000.

Application required. Download an application here.

Low Interest Revolving Loans

The La Grange Community Development Office and BCL (Business & Community Lenders) of Texas have partnered to form a revolving loan pool to provide capital for La Grange Small Businesses.

  • Businesses located within the city limits are eligible.
  • Loan amounts range from $2,000 to $25,000.
  • The Facade Grant Assistance Program offers a reimbursable grant of up to $10,000 to property owners in the Historic District.

Questions?

Please call the La Grange Main Street office at (979) 968-3017.