Façade Improvement and Other Grants

Downtown Façade Improvement Grant Program
In order to revitalize the downtown, attract new businesses, increase property values, and restore Stevens Point’s downtown character, the City has developed a Downtown Façade Improvement Grant Program. This program allows owners and/or tenants of existing buildings within the Tax Increment Finance District VI to apply for 40% matching funds of total costs for eligible improvements. See the full Program Description for more information on eligible properties, eligible improvements, award reimbursement, and application instructions.

Facade Grant Area Map

Application Instructions
Complete the application and deliver it to the City’s Community Development Department at 1515 Strongs Avenue, Stevens Point, WI 54481. 

Applications will be reviewed and ranked by the City’s Historic Preservation Design Review Commission. See the program description for a list of eligible activities, ranking criteria, and other specifics. Funds will be available until they are extinguished and project awards will occur on a case-by-case basis when applications are received. Only complete applications that contain all required information will be considered. View the grant application view a list of the required application information. 

Before you apply you are encourage to contact Community Development Department Staff below to discuss the parameters of the project and ensure eligibility.

Websites for Other Grant Programs