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Grants & Incentives

Businesses looking to expand or considering Greenville for the first time will find a wide range of incentives, grants, and programs to work with. The Office of Economic Development helps companies navigate the various incentive programs available to develop a customized package that best fits their business needs. 

An incentive package is generally determined and offered based on one or more of the following factors:

  • Number of jobs created
  • Average wages of those new jobs
  • Capital investment
  • Whether the project falls under one of Greenville’s target industries
  • Other direct economic benefits to Greenville

The Office of Economic Development can facilitate a variety of relocation and expansion incentives and provide assistance in the following areas:

  • City of Greenville incentives, including: Capital Investment Grant and the Small Business Plan Competition 
  • Financing/Development Agreements/Public-Private Partnerships
  • State of NC economic development grants and incentives....learn more
  • Expediting planning, zoning, permitting processes
  • Utilities and infrastructure
  • Small Business Resource Guide 

Greenville Utilities brings value to site selection projects through hands-on assistance and customized solutions. We provide safe, reliable utilities at the lowest reasonable cost with exceptional customer service. Collaborating with business and industry is a vital part of our mission.