Economic Development and Innovation

GNVCares: GNVCares is an effort to reprogram existing resources as well as allocate federal and state dollars that the City of Gainesville will receive under the CARES Act. Under GNVCares the city will aim to provide direct assistance (grants) to our businesses and neighbors. View the draft GNVCares ProgramNotice of April 27, 2020 meeting

The City of Gainesville is committed to economic development. The city has implemented a cross-departmental approach to economic development with staff in various departments working to nurture and grow local enterprises, expand and diversify the existing economic base, and attract new business entities to the community

Read the City of Gainesville Economic Development Strategic/Action Plan

Erik Bredfeldt, Director
Telephone: 352-393-8614
Email: bredfeldea@cityofgainesville.org

Please view the city's economic development and redevelopment open data portal.

Other Local Economic Development Agencies:

Gainesville Economic Development Guide

This magazine is full of economic development,
business climate and quality of life
information about Gainesville.