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Business Retention & Expansion Programs

The Frisco Economic Development Corporation is pleased to provide a vibrant array of initiatives for our existing business community. The mission of the Frisco Business Retention and Expansion program is to retain, grow, and assist our companies in their quests for success.

Frisco Action Community Team: Local and regional allies group dedicated to working together to provide a wide variety of resources to Frisco businesses.  Members include representatives and decision makers from local utility companies, higher education providers, workforce and skills development agencies, business development centers, grant and funding sources, community stakeholders, etc.

Expansion Assistance: Companies whose Corporate or Regional Headquarters reside in Frisco may qualify for incentives to assist with office expansion and employment growth efforts.

One-on-One Company Visits: The Frisco Economic Development Corporation has dedicated the RED program to maintain a pulse of the business community and activities. On a regular basis, the Business Retention & Expansion Director will make a personal visit to you and your company executives to discuss your business operations in Frisco.

Business Assistance Partnerships: Local and regional allies group dedicated to working together to provide a wide variety of resources to Frisco businesses. Members include representatives and decision makers from local utility companies, higher education providers, workforce and skills development agencies, business development centers, grant and funding sources, community stakeholders, etc.

Frisco Executive Forum: Quarterly lunch exclusively for C- and VP-level executives. This program provides Frisco business leaders an opportunity for networking and informative discussions. Topics are geared toward interests of corporate growth, security, international trade, and other developments important to Frisco companies.

FriscoHR: To address the ongoing demands of workforce solutions, the FriscoHR network was established to allow Human Resource directors throughout Frisco to touch base on best practices, challenges, skills deficiencies and training opportunities.

Frisco Young Professionals (FYP): The Frisco EDC worked with the Frisco Chamber of Commerce to help facilitate a “Young Professionals” program to connect the young business professionals (ages 21-40) in the community with networking and informational engagements.

Frisco Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!)Frisco was the first community in Texas to launch this national program in 2010.  The Frisco Chamber of Commerce, Frisco ISD, and Frisco EDC partner to encourage the entrepreneurial spirit in students in grades 6 - 12.

Inspire Frisco (IF): Frisco EDC established this program in 2017 as an initiative to serve as a resource clearinghouse for entrepreneurs.  The agencies involved include Frisco Mayor’s Office, Frisco Library, Frisco Chamber of Commerce, Collin College, UNT, Frisco ISD, Scoreboard Ventures, Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas, YEA!, Code Authority, and Lifestyle Frisco.

Business Networking: The business community can benefit from networking opportunities through several regional partners, including Frisco Chamber of Commerce, Collin County Black Chamber of Commerce, Collin County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Dallas Regional Chamber, 1 Million Cups Frisco, Collin CountyHR, and several other professional networks.

Philanthropy/Volunteer Opportunities: Frisco is home to many families and children in need of assistance to make ends meet.  Lifestyle Frisco maintains a list of non-profit agencies who are based in Frisco and/or serve the Frisco community.  Please visit www.LifestyleFrisco.com/GiveForFrisco to find ways your team can make a difference to local families, individuals, youth, Veterans, animals, arts.