BANGOR – 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

Applications are being accepted until Aug.13 at 1 p.m.; award notifications are expected by Aug. 20. Interested businesses and property owners are encouraged to contact Tyler Collins at 207-992-4280 with any questions about a project before developing the full application.