About the AIF
Since 1962 our team has been working with the private sector to drive economic development
Through the dedicated efforts of our public and private partners, we work to help the dreamers start up and grow, to help existing businesses expand, all while ensuring our world class workforce exceeds the needs of the business community.
Abilene is a one-of-a-kind place in West Texas that is thriving with opportunity. Our pro-business environment is full of fierce, easy going and hardworking entrepreneurs. We won’t just welcome your business – we’ll help provide you with the tools to succeed.
Join us as together with our partners we work to Develop Abilene.
In 2017, Abilene was named in the top 10 best places for ambitious parents. Find out why more and more people are calling Abilene home!
A robust educational infrastructure
Highly rated elementary and secondary schools contribute to our quality of life and serve as the starting point for exceptional future talent.
Abilene Industrial Foundation and Partners Receive Texas Industry Partnership Grant
Importance of Internships
Abilene’s Three-Legged Stool
meet our investors
Our Public Private Partnership has a long history of businesses investing their time and efforts in supporting other businesses.
Learn more about those investing in the future of our economy.