Tax Increment Finance District (TIF)

The TIF (Tax Increment Finance District) helps provide public improvements in Downtown. The Downtown TIF is a collaborative effort between the City of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Tarrant County College District, and the Tarrant County Regional Water District. Established in 1996, the TIF is managed by Downtown Fort Worth, Inc.

The TIF captures incremental tax dollars over the base year’s collections and uses those funds consistent with the TIF project and financing plan.

What does the Downtown TIF do?

  • Attracts investments by assisting with public infrastructure improvement costs
  • Improves transit
  • Supports tourism and convention business
  • Creates an environment to attract office, retail and residential development

TIF District Board

Ann Zadeh, Fort Worth City Council, District 9, Chair

Adrian Murray, State Senate District 10 Appointee

Johnny Campbell, Sundance Square

Mark McClendon, Tarrant County College District

Nicole Collier, State Representative, District 95

Roy C. Brooks, Tarrant County Commissioner, Precinct 1

Scott Rule, JPS Health Network

Vic Henderson, Tarrant County Regional Water District

Dr. Brian Byrd, Chair, Fort Worth City Council, District 3

For more information about the Tax Increment Financing District, please contact Matt Beard at