EDC Incentive Programs2018-10-11T01:14:35+00:00

Project Description

Baldwin City EDC Incentive Programs

Baldwin City KS EDC incentive programs are designed to encourage growth in our community. Our team will help you navigate the regulatory and administrative hurdles required to apply to all available programs

Building Permit Fee Reduction (one-half of total building permit fee for residential)

No charge for Electrical Labor – materials and equipment paid by proponent

Building Facade and Mural Grant Program – The goal of this Program is to promote and encourage the rehabilitation of commercial building facades within the downtown area of the community.  Through the facade program, Baldwin City will provide financial assistance, in the form of a 50/50 matching grant, to businesses and property owners for commercial building facade improvement projects. The maximum grant award available is $5,000.00.  The mural program is slightly different and can provide a maximum grant of $5,000.  (To obtain an application, please contact Ed Courton, Community Development Director at 785.594.6427.  He can assist you on filling out the application and explaining the approval process)

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EDC Mission Statement

The purpose of this non-profit organization is to promote commercial and residential stability and growth in our community. Our community is defined as the Baldwin City School District. Promotional areas of interest will be anything that falls into the following categories:

  • Creates employment in Baldwin City KS

  • Increases the tax base and/or valuations in Baldwin City KS

  • Increases tourism in Baldwin City KS

  • Improves the quality of life in Baldwin City KS

  • Assists start up businesses in getting established

  • Assists existing businesses with expansions or improvements

The Baldwin City Economic Development Corp. will pool money, expertise, time and resources to have a unified effort to promote economic development for our community. Communication lines will be set up and utilized between the Baldwin City Economic Development Corp., City of Baldwin City, Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce, Baldwin City School District, Baker University and the Lawrence and Ottawa Chambers of Commerce to provide networking opportunities that will be beneficial for our community