2023 Facade Enhancement & Interior Improvement Grant
Main Street Preservation Trust’s Facade Enhancement & Interior Improvement Grant Program invites Gloucester Village business and building owners to apply for matching funds toward building enhancement projects. Improvements made to individual commercial properties enhance the entire Main Street business district, building upon the investments already made in the Village’s streetscape.
- Applications Due: Friday, March 3rd at 3 p.m.
- Notice of Awards: Friday, April 7th
- Final Grant Reports Due: Wednesday, November 1st
- Final Project Inspections By: Thursday, November 30th
- Reimbursements Processed by Thursday, December 14th
To apply, click the button below to download the application or email email@example.com to receive the materials directly.
For facade enhancements, matching grants are available up to $20,000, dollar to dollar. Eligible projects include, but not limited to, painting and siding, brick maintenance, repair or replacement of exterior windows and doors, new or replacement awnings and exterior lighting, new or replacement commercial signage, landscaping, improvements to steps, parking, and more.
For interior improvements, matching grants are available up to $15,000, dollar to dollar. Eligible projects include, but are not limited to, restoration of interior features, plumbing, HVAC, flooring, lighting fixtures, painting, safety upgrades, and more.
All applications are asked to be in compliance with the Gloucester Village Main Street Design Guidelines, which uplift the National Park Service’s Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties and more. The design guidelines can be found below
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