The GEDC invests in projects that grow the economy and create jobs in Giddings, Texas. We are aggressively pro-business with a proven track record of helping businesses bring projects in on time and under budget. Click the map below to see the projects we have supported and how they have positively impacted our community.
Workforce Programs for Local Businesses
Skills Development Fund
For employers with more than 100 employees, customized training provided on site at the company's location is available at no cost through the Skills Development Fund program. Texas' premier job-training program provides opportunities for Texas businesses and workers to improve skills, expand employment and increase wages. The Texas Workforce Commission administers the program. Success is achieved through collaboration among businesses, public community and technical colleges, Workforce Development Boards and economic development partners.
More information about the Skills Development Fund can be found here.
Category: TX State Programs, Skills Development
More TX State Programs, Skills Development
The Governor’s University Research Initiative (GURI), enacted in 2015, is aimed at helping Texas public institutions of higher education recruit distinguished researchers from around the world to the State of Texas. The program seeks to bolster both the standing of Texas public colleges and universities and economic development efforts statewide.Learn More
he Product Development and Small Business Incubator Fund offers long-term, asset-backed loans to near-bankable businesses commercializing new or improved products and small businesses or entities which foster growth of small businesses. The program targets those businesses which may be unable to obtain full financing or financing on workable terms in traditional capital markets.Learn More