SAGE Programs

A resource for Eastside redevelopment

Looking to locate or grow your business on San Antonio’s Eastside?

SAGE has a variety of financial assistance programs that are designed to help.

To qualify, your business must be located within or moving to the SAGE service area, which aligns with the boundaries of the Eastside Promise Zone.

Financial Assistance Programs

SAGE - Store Front Grant


If your business is ready for a face-lift, the SAGE Store-Front Grant Program provides qualified property owners with matching grants of up to $10,000 to improve the exterior of properties they own.

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SAGE - Equity Fund


Established with a grant from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Community Economic Development Fund, the SAGE Equity Fund makes equity investments in qualified businesses.

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SAGE Grow Eastside Fund


A below-market-rate loan fund operated in partnership with the National Development Council’s Grow America Fund. Designed for existing small businesses looking to move to or expand within the Eastside Promise Zone.

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SAGE - Choice Facade Grant


Grants of up to $25,000 are available, the funds must be spent on façade improvement (outside) projects OR CPTED (Crime Prevention through Environmental Design) measures to include interior CCTV enhancements.

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San Antonio for Growth on the Eastside (SAGE) is collaborating with partners across the community to support revitalization efforts. SAGE serves as an economic development resource and an advocate for Eastside businesses, providing programs, funding and guidance for business owners and working to attract jobs and investment to the community.