Economic Development

Economic Development Program

The City of Flagstaff Economic Development Program:

  • Promotes sustainable retail, commercial, and industrial development that enhances high wage / low impact employment
  • Increases revenues by providing support, analysis, and programs for businesses
  • Develops and cultivates infrastructure that preserves quality of life and allows access to intellectual resources
  • Develops connections between businesses, people, and the organizations that can take them to the next level

Small Business Notice of Funding Availability

American Rescue Plan (ARPA) Coronavirus Local Recovery Funds

The City of Flagstaff has allocated $300,000.00 of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Coronavirus Local Recovery revenue replacement funds for the Assistance to Small Businesses eligible use category. 

 NOFA Information (PDF)                             NOFA FAQ's (PDF)

Incentive Policies

Sustainable Automotive Rebate Program - The City of Flagstaff will rebate a portion of the local tax paid for purchases of fuel-efficient automotive vehicles...

Auto Rebate Flyer (PDF)                               Auto Rebate Policy (PDF)

Development Reinvestment Incentive - A new business in Flagstaff may receive a reimbursement for local construction contracting taxes paid...

Development Reinvestment Flyer (PDF)   Development Reinvestment Policy (PDF)

Job Creation Incentive - The City of Flagstaff may allocate up to $25,000 to a new business that meets the below criteria....

Job Creation Flyer (PDF)                               Job Creation Policy (PDF)

Additional information on the City of Flagstaff Economic Development Program and our newly adopted incentive programs can be viewed at the Choose Flagstaff website.

Route 66 Brownfield Site Revitalization

Northern Arizona Property Reuse & Revitalization Program (PDF)

In 2019, the Northern Arizona Council of Governments (NACOG) was awarded a $600,000 Brownfield Assessment grant from the US Environmental Protection Agency to transform underutilized properties from liabilities into assets that revitalize our communities and bring neighborhoods back to life.

The grant is managed by NACOG with assistance from an environmental consulting team led by Stantec Consulting Services Inc. (Stantec).

What is a Brownfield (PDF)

Site Nomination Form (PDF)

Northern Arizona Council of Governments (NACOG Website)