The City of Bangor has announced a new round of grant funding for business façade improvements within certain areas of the City. The program offers grant funds, up to $15,000, to be matched by equal or greater investment of private funds to improve commercial storefronts. Funding may be used for a variety of façade enhancement activities including painting, window and door repair or replacement, signage, awnings, and storefront restorations. More information about the program can be found at http://www.bangormaine.gov/facadegrant
Applications are being accepted until April 1, 2016 at 1 p.m. Award notifications are expected by April 8. Interested businesses and property owners should thoroughly review the program guidelines and contact Tyler Collins, Community and Economic Development Officer, at (207) 992-4239 before submitting the full application. All projects should be completed by the end of November 2016.