About Mattoon’s Tax Increment Financing (TIF) and Business Development District (BDD) Programs

The City of Mattoon is committed to fostering economic development, revitalizing neighborhoods, and enhancing the overall quality of life for its residents. To achieve these goals, we offer Tax Increment Financing (TIF) and Business Development District (BDD) programs that encourages private investment in designated areas within our city.

Our TIF/BDD programs are designed to provide financial incentives and support for businesses, property owners, and developers interested in contributing to the growth and prosperity of Mattoon. Through TIF/BDD, we aim to stimulate job creation, attract new businesses, improve infrastructure, and enhance the overall vibrancy of our community.

Whether you’re a prospective developer, business owner, or property investor, our TIF program offers a range of benefits and opportunities to help you realize your vision for success in Mattoon.


Ready to Begin Your TIF Application?

If you’re interested in exploring the opportunities offered by Mattoon’s TIF/BDD programs, we invite you to start your application today. Simply click the link below to access the TIF application form:


Before you begin, we recommend reviewing our TIF/BDD maps, guidelines, and resources to ensure you have a clear understanding of the program requirements and benefits.

Our dedicated team is here to assist you throughout the application process, answer any questions you may have, and guide you towards achieving your development goals in Mattoon.

Contact Us
If you have any inquiries or require assistance with your TIF application, please don’t hesitate to reach out to City Staff.