Business Retention and Expansion

Incentives and Resources

Chickasha has a strong history of investing in itself through our many existing businesses.  We thank you for your many years of commitment to our community and the stability you bring to our economy.

The Chickasha EDC is here to help you identify any needs or challenges your business may be facing and connect you with resources to help to resolve your needs and streamline your business so it will become stronger than ever.  We have close connections to our Chickasha Public Schools, Canadian Valley Tech Center, USAO, and the Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance that are willing to offer any assistance your business may need.

Please contact us at 405-224-0787 to set up a meeting at your convenience so we can learn more about each other and help our community grow together.

Local Incentives

Chickasha Business Expansion Grant Program

Apply to the Chickasha Economic Development Council (CEDC) to be considered for this program. This program provides financial assistance to businesses within the city limits of Chickasha that are expanding and creating new jobs, while facing a large capital investment. Businesses must have been operating a minimum of five (5) years within the city limits of Chickasha. For full details, click here.

Other Incentives

Incentives are created and offered on a case by case basis. All incentives must be approved by the Chickasha City Council.

    1. Job Creation Payments: CEDC offers cash incentives based on new, quality, high-paying jobs that are created in Chickasha. Generally, an amount in the range of $1,000 to $3,000 is offered for each job created based on employee wages.
      1. New jobs must have an average wage of $16 per hour/$33,280 annually
      2. Company must create at least 10 permanent, full-time jobs
      3. Only jobs that pay $16 per hour and above qualify for payment
    2. Reduced or Free Land: Property owned by EDC of the City of Chickasha may qualify for land conveyance
      1. Incentive amount based on job creation and/or capital investment.
    3. Employment Assistance: Chickasha EDC can help your company with:
      1. Advertising of job openings
      2. Meeting room for interviewing process
      3. Job Fair
    1. Build-to-Suit Option:CEDC has a partnership with experienced developers to do a build-to-suit on most properties that are available

Resources

Canadian Valley Technology Center

Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance

U.S. Small Business Administration