Business Assistance

Business License Incentive

In 2021, City Council passed a new ordinance, creating Chapter 8 Article II to provide for certain economic development stimulus incentives. 

Incentive Program Application

Eligible businesses must apply for the program each year that it is available. The program for existing businesses is scheduled to end June 30, 2027.

This program will be administrated by the Economic Development Department. If you have questions about the Economic Development Business License Incentive Program please contact:

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The LADDER program is a comprehensive job training/placement program to reduce barriers qualified residents face in accessing employment opportunities, including education, training, child care transportation, uniforms, and tools.

State & County Incentives

Visit the Greenville Area Development Corporation's website for more information on the incentives offered by the State of South Carolina and Greenville County.