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Building Façade Improvements’ Grant | Round 2
September 2 @ 8:00 am - September 16 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Application opens Friday, September 2nd. All submissions must be dropped off, or emailed to Junction City Main Street by Friday, September 16th. Grants will be awarded by Friday, September 30th. Office: 131 W. 7th Email: email@example.com
The Junction City Main Street Program is designed to assist business and property owners with improvements to their existing commercial buildings located in the downtown district. As of June 1, 2022, the Main Street Program, in partnership with the City of Junction City, R2B4 Bramlage Family Foundation and Geary County, is implementing a grant program to assist with façade and exterior improvements that will impact perception and contribute to the overall experience for residents and tourists to the downtown area. Round 1 successfully had 14 applicants approved.
The program will provide a rebate of up to 50 % on eligible project costs up to a maximum grant of $1,000.00 to each project. Eligible projects include and are not limited to:
- Concrete work Design and Permit Fees associated with façade improvements
- Door Replacement
- Exterior Cleaning
- Exterior Lighting
- Exterior Painting
- Removal/Replacement of incompatible exterior finishes or materials
- Signs (repairs, replacement, removal, must be approved)
- Window Replacement or repair to enhance appearance
- Awning repair, replacement, installation
To receive a grant, property owners or business operators must be current on property taxes. No grants will be awarded to projects that begin or are completed prior to application and projects awarded must be completed no later than March 31st, 2023. A grant will only be awarded to projects that are of high quality and meet Kansas Main Street Design Guidelines that are available at the Junction City Main Street office or found online.
Those interested in applying for a grant may request application guidelines and the grant application form from the Main Street office at 131 West 7th St. Junction City, KS, request through email at firstname.lastname@example.org or download from the Main Street website: junctioncitymainstreet.org
Applications received by September 16th, 2022, will be reviewed by a volunteer sub-committee of the Main Street Design Committee whose members are experienced in construction, building rehabilitation, public improvements and design. Grants will be awarded on, or before Friday, September 30th.