The City of Sanger, through its Economic Development Boards offers incentives for new and expanding businesses creating primary jobs for the community. It is the policy of the City of Sanger to customize the provisions of economic development incentives on a case-by-case basis. This individualized design of a total incentive package is intended to allow maximum flexibility in addressing the unique concerns of each applicant while enabling the City of Sanger to better respond to the changing needs of the community.

Tax Abatements 

Tax Abatement may be offered in two categories:

1. Real Property; and/or 
2. Business and Personal Property

Real property abatements may be offered to applicants, which will pursue the construction of new or expanded facilities in which to house the applicable project. The abatement may apply only to the value of improvements made.

Business Personal property abatements may be offered to applicants, which will pursue the purchase or long-term lease of existing facilities. The abatement will apply to the value of new personal property brought into the taxing jurisdiction.

Once a determination has been made that a tax abatement may be offered, the value and term of the abatement will be determined on a case by case basis.


Infrastructure Participation and Waiver of Fees

Incentives in the form of infrastructure participation and waiver of fees may be considered for qualified projects.


Grants Based on Retail Sales Tax Generated

The City may by contract provide an incentive consisting of an annual grant based on a percentage of the sales and use tax received by the city from the sale of taxable items by the applicant.


State and Federal Programs

The state of Texas offers a number of programs and if applicable the City of Sanger will assist economic development prospects in learning more about or applying for programs.

-Texas Capital Fund Infrastructure Grant
-Texas Enterprise Zone Project
-Skills Development Fund Job Training
-Texas Enterprise Fund (Major Projects)
-Texas Emerging Technology Fund (Major Projects) 


Promotional and Community Event Grants

The Promotional and Community Event Grants are for activities that promote the City of Sanger for business development or tourism.  

Two Grant Types

  • Project Grants to improve the quiality of life in Sanger and meet the eligibilty requirements established by Texas state law.
  • Promotional/Community Event Grants for activities that promote the City of Sanger for business development or tourism.

If you have a project, event, or activity that falls into one of these two categories and you would like to apply for funding from the Sanger Development Corporation, consult the Grant Guidlines PDF to see if you qualify, then review the grant calendar (which is included in the Grant Guidlines) to see when you should apply for the type of grant you are interested in. 

Submitting Grant Applications

If you wish to submit a grant application, Please folow the steps below:

  • Review the 2019 Grant Guidlines (PDF).
  • Complete the application:
    -  Project Grant 
    -  Promotional/Community Event Grant
  • Mail or hand-delivering the application and supporting documents on a thumb drive to:
       Sanger Economic Development Corporation
       201 Bolivar StreetSanger, TX 76266

Application Review

Applications will be reviewed and considered by the STDC Board of Directors according to the schedule included in the Grant Guidelines

Request a Preliminary Review
If you are interested in a preliminary review of your proposal or idea by the STDC board, please complete a Letter of Inquire (PDF) and submit to:
  Sanger Economic Development Corporation
  201 Bolivar Street
  Sanger, TX 76266

For More Information

If you have any questions or need additional information, please call the STDC at 940.458.2059 or email Shani Bradshaw.




For more information on the City’s incentive policy, click here.