Facade Improvement Grant
The Façade Improvement Program is a grant available to developers, businesses, and commercial building owners that wish to improve their property. The program is a 70/30 grant that may not exceed the amount of $2,000 per address per year. Façade grant renovation can be used on any exterior portion of the building that is visible to the public. This can include the building's front, back, and sides, exterior doors, windows, shutters, gates, and other decorative elements that are integral to the façade. The program's mission is to stimulate revitalization and private sector capital investment by proactively addressing deteriorating property conditions and encouraging improvements which increase economic vitality.
Signage Improvement Grant
The Signage Improvement Program is a grant available to developers, business, and commercial building owners that wish to improve their signage. The program is divided into two types of funding for either a “brick and mortar” business or a mobile unit. The “brick and mortar” fund has a total pool of $7,000 and the mobile unit has a total pool of $3,000. The program is a 70/30 grant that may not exceed the amount of $1,000 per address, per year for the “brick and mortar” category and mobile units may not exceed the amount of $500 per unit, per year for the “mobile unit” category. Applicants may not apply for both, but only one category.