The Village Board approved two business support programs which for which application will be available later in fiscal year 2023-2024. Funds will be available in the form of matching grants. A total of $100,000 is available towards these two programs. Please refer to the Program Booklet for further eligibility and application information.
The Business Resiliency Grant program is designed to encourage existing business growth, expansion and sustainability through matching grants of up to $5000, and is limited to customer facing, sales tax producing entities. An extensive list of potential uses is possible including online sales platform development, marketing program development, equipment acquisition, projecting signage, green/sustainable enhancements, etc. The application deadline is ongoing subject to funding availability.
The Façade & Property Enhancement grant will encourage renovation to dated or deteriorated existing facades or site conditions on commercial buildings in certain commercially zoned districts outside the downtown (includes C-2 & C-3), and will offer matching grants up to $25,000. Projects approved for funding will have 12 months for completion. Applications are due April 1, 2024 for the current grant period, additional grant application rounds may be announced subject to funding.