For Immediate Release
February 27, 2020
Contact: Tyler Collins
Community and Economic Development Officer
Business Façade Grant Funding Announced
BANGOR, MAINE--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 www.bangormaine.gov/facadegrant.
Applications are being accepted until March 31, 2020 at 1pm; award notifications are expected no later than April 10, 2020. Interested businesses and property owners are encouraged to contact Tyler Collins at (207) 992-4239 with any questions about a project before developing the full application.
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 and service provider. For information on City projects and news, see www.bangormaine.gov.