The Department of Planning and Development's economic development initiatives include a wide spectrum of financial assistance programs, business development efforts, and related quality-of-life endeavors for local neighborhoods.
DPD also provides funding to delegate agencies whose objectives include small business development, site development or area-wide marketing, maintenance and management within a specified commercial business district.
Small Business Improvement Program (SBIF)
Special Service Area (SSA) Program
Local Industrial Retention Initiative (LIRI)
Neighborhood Business Development Centers*
*Managed by the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection