Development Infrastructure Grant Program (DIP)

Funding is not currently available.

The Development Infrastructure Grant Program (DIP) provides funding for publicly owned infrastructure needs. A municipality or county must apply on behalf of a new or expanded industry based on the public infrastructure needs of the project. The DIP grant program provides for a maximum grant award of $150,000 per project. Usage of the funds must be directly related to the construction, renovation or expansion of industry.

Job creation is the goal of the DIP grant program and typical eligible industries are:
• Manufacturing and processing
• Large distribution facility
• Service to support agriculture, aquaculture, and mariculture
• Service to support manufacturing and processing
• Telecommunications and data processing facilities
• Corporate headquarters and operations centers
• Research and development
• Tourism

Eligible projects include:
• Building (purchase, construction, or rehabilitation)
• Water Improvements
• Sewer Improvements
• Drainage Improvements
• Transportation facilities directly affecting the site, including roads, bridges, rail lines, or pipelines
• Land Improvements
• Marine Structures
• Energy facilities (Power Generation and Distribution)
• Any other project approved by Mississippi Development Authority

For additional information, please contact Amy Smith or Lindsay Sellers at (601) 981-1511.

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