Business Assistance

Alabama Enterprise Zone Program

Lawrence County participates in Alabama’s Enterprise Zone program, which allows the county to provide additional incentives to business locating or expanding within the Industrial AirPark. The program is administered by the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA). For more information, visit the ADECA web site.

Click here to download the Alabama Enterprise Zone brochure in pdf form.

Site Preparation Grants

Grants may be available to companies investing less than $25 million for use in site preparation. To find out more information about the grant opportunities, please contact us at 256-974-2899.

Industrial Access Road and Bridge Program

This program, administered by the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT), offers financial assistance for new or expanding industries to be used for transportation access programs. The funds are allocated by ALDOT according to their annual budgetary funding and whether the company meets certain criteria. For more information, including the program’s application, visit the ALDOT web site.

USDA Rural Development

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) offers financial assistance and business planning services, including loans, grants and loan guarantee programs. For more information about the services available to your business contact us at 256-974-2899 or visit the USDA web site.

North Alabama Regional Council of Governments (NARCOG)

NARCOG is comprised of representatives from Cullman, Lawrence and Morgan counties, and Cullman, Decatur, Hartselle and Moulton cities. The organization provides financial assistance to local communities to promote economic development and operates a Revolving Loan Fund for small local businesses and industries. Contact us at 256-974-2899 for more information or visit the NARCOG web site.

Environmental Permitting

One-stop environmental permitting is provided by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM). The agency administers all major federal environmental law, including the Clean Air, Clean Water, and Safe Drinking Water acts. For more information, visit the ADEM web site.

TVA Incentives

The Tennessee Valley Authority has a range of financial assistance programs available to companies locating to Lawrence County and for existing industries looking to expand their facilities. For more information about the programs available, contact us at 256-974-2899 or visit the TVA economic development web site.

TVA Programs Include:
  • Economic Development Loan Fund (EDLF)
  • Valley Advantage
  • Small Manufacturing Credit
  • Technical Services

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"Lawrence County stands at the threshold of innovation—with scientific advancements and research being conducted at our fine private and public entities, our great State continues to open doors to discovery. Alabama is well poised to deliver scientific and economic benefits well into the next century."

12001 Alabama Highway 157
Moulton, AL 35650
(256) 974-2899

Industry in Lawrence County

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