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 http://www.bangormaine.gov/facadegrant
Applications are being accepted until August 28 at 1 p.m..; award notifications are expected by September 11. Interested businesses and property owners are encouraged to contact Tyler Collins, Community and Economic Development Officer, at (207) 992-4239 with any questions about a project before developing the full application. All projects should be completed by the end of November 2015. The City anticipates another round of funding will be available in Spring 2016.