To maintain the state’s competitive position in economic development, the Mississippi Development Authority’s Site Development Grant Program offers two unique programs to assist public or private non-profit economic development organizations or local governments with developing site ready locations to attract business development in the state.
Eligible for up to $50,000 in grant funding
Minimum of 20 highly developable acres
Site work ready within 6 months
Utilities on site in 12 months
Rail-served sites preferred
Eligible for up to $200,000 in grant funding
Minimum of 200 highly developable acres
Established labor force (workforce study required)
Distinguishable site location assets, i.e., high demand locations, intermodal and/or port access, “mega” development acreage, significant utility infrastructure, etc.