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Contact your local government to see if you qualify! Community Redevelopment Area Incentives There are two Community Redevelopment areas under the Administrative Authority of the Manatee County Board of County Commissioners. Incentives offered in this area are subject to approval by the CRA board and inclusion in legally approved CRA plans Economic Development Incentive Grant for CRAs This program is available to a qualified business within one of the two above approved CRA’s within Manatee County creating jobs at an average wage exceeding 100% of the state average. The job creation must be as a result of expanding an existing CRA business or by creating a new CRA business. The incentive is customized per business based on the number of jobs created and percent above 100% of the state average wage. CRA Impact Fee Mitigation Services Financial assistance with the payment and/or refund of Impact Fees, Permit Fees and Development Fees for qualified Businesses located in the 14th Street West or South County CRA. All requests for mitigation are processed through the Economic Development Division serving as the Community Redevelopment Liaison Office and are subject to availability of annual appropriated funds. Commercial Matching Grants Provides matching funds up to $10,000 to a business located within one of the two CRA’s when the business spends up to $10,000 of their own funds to improve the exterior of their business. Eligible activities include, but are not limited to, façade improvements, landscaping, painting, signage, and fencing. Go to the Commercial Matching Grant page to learn more. Transportation Concurrency Exception Area (TCEA) TCEA was established to promote urban infill and redevelopment where opportunities for expansion or additional of new transportation corridors are limited. TCEAs allow [...]