*At this time, the City of Seguin is no longer accepting BIG Program Applications. All funding for the current cycle has been awarded. The application process will re-open should additional funding become available. Please follow the City of Seguin and Seguin EDC social media channels for future announcements regarding the Seguin BIG Program.*
The City of Seguin has launched a new Business Improvement Grant (BIG) Program, a reimbursement-based grant program aimed at the development and expansion of business enterprises within the City of Seguin. The Seguin City Council authorized the creation of the BIG Program on July 20, 2021, allocating $250,000 for the initial funding cycle. Applicants may be eligible to receive up to a 75 percent matching grant, with a maximum grant awarded to an applicant not to exceed $10,000. Improvements and other expenditures eligible under the Seguin BIG Program include building improvements, sign improvements, property improvements, and interior and/or business machinery/equipment improvements. In addition to traditional building improvements, eligible projects for the initial funding cycle of the BIG Program will also include COVID-19 Pandemic related business improvements and expenditures. Applicants can submit their completed application via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, via mail to the City of Seguin, 205 N. River Street, Seguin, Texas 78155, or applications can be physically dropped off at the City of Seguin’s Economic Development Department located at 211 N. River Street, Seguin, Texas 78155. Applicants are highly encouraged to review the Seguin BIG Program Guidelines before applying. Applications will be considered on a monthly basis and must be submitted by the 15th date of the month in order to be considered the following month.
Seguin BIG Program Guidelines and Applications:
- Seguin BIG Program Guidelines
- Seguin BIG Program Application - COVID-19 Pandemic Impact Grants (Please use this application if you are an applicant seeking Grant funding under Section 4.E – COVID-19 Pandemic Related Business Improvements and Expenditures)
- Seguin BIG Program Application - Business Improvement Grants (Please use this application if you are an applicant seeking Grant funding under Section 4.A-D – Business Improvement Grants)