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 $25,000, to be matched by equal or greater investment of private funds to improve commercial storefronts. Up to $75,000 will be available to eligible properties that are designated historical landmarks or located in a designated historic district.
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 bangormaine.gov/facadegrant .
Applications are being accepted until April 29 at 1 p.m. Award notifications are expected by May 6. Interested businesses and property owners are encouraged to contact Tyler Collins at 207-992-4280 with any questions about the façade grant funding.
The City of Bangor, Maine is a service center community of 33,039 residents and is the county seat of Penobscot County. Bangor is the major commercial and cultural center for much of northern and eastern Maine. The City is an equal opportunity employer and service provider. For information on City projects and news, see www.bangormaine.gov.