Two Town Grant Opportunities: Property Improvements

Last Updated 8/2/2023in Business News


The Town of Manchester has announced two new grants to strengthen small businesses, stimulate reinvestment in commercial buildings and promote local economic development. Gary Anderson, Town of Manchester's Director of Planning & Economic Development, will be presenting additional information at the Downtown Board of Commissioners meeting on September 13th (8am at WORK_SPACE).

Manchester Business Investment Fund Grant Program
The Business Investment Fund Grant Program offers reimbursable matching grants to eligible Manchester small business owners for projects that address code, access, energy efficiency, or sustainability improvements and promote enhanced use of underutilized space to add jobs, value, and economic vitality. (Learn More)

Business Facade & Signage Improvement Grant Program
The Business Fa├žade and Signage Improvement Fund Grant Program offers reimbursement grants to eligible Manchester small business owners to improve the exterior appearance of commercial and mixed-use buildings and signage. (Learn More)

Downtown Resources & Reminders
As you consider possible projects, this checklist (CLICK) as well as these Downtown Architectural Guidelines (CLICK) will be helpful.  Both documents have important regulations, and permitting information that can help you avoid costly delays.

If you have any questions about these grant opportunities, please contact the Town's Planning Department.


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