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Why Franklin County

Franklin County Economic Development and Planning can offer you several programs - including a mix of federal, state and county tax incentives, loans, grants, and workforce development programs - that can provide you with critical resources to achieve your goals. We realize Franklin County’s prosperity depends on the strength of our local businesses, and are committed to ensuring your success.

In this tab, you will find:

  • Information about the competitiveness of Franklin County and our region.
  • Information on Franklin County’s Economic Development incentives, including our tax incentive programs and our Workforce Innovation Training Grant program.
  • Information on the high quality of life our residents enjoy, and the many ways our Economic Development programs and services support our community’s high quality of life.

In addition to our own incentive programs, we offer a number of additional business services through our Economic Development partners. More information on these partners and their services can be found through our Business Services.

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