$100,000 available to assist North Avenue businesses
GRAND JUNCTION, CO January 13, 2015 – The City of Grand Junction is offering grants to assist North Avenue businesses with improvements to their facilities. City Council authorized $50,000 in 2014 and an additional $50,000 in 2015 for this program. The “North Avenue Catalyst Program” offers grants of up to $10,000 to be used for façade and site improvements, and pedestrian safety and streetscape improvements. All grants require a 50% match.
All nongovernmental commercial property owners abutting North Avenue are eligible. Applications will be reviewed by a committee and assessed based on visual impact on the surrounding environment. Improvements must be permanent to receive grant funding. Awards are limited to one per property, and work must be completed within twelve months of approval.
For more information on the North Avenue Streetscapes initiative and a link to the Catalyst Grant Program Application follow this linkhttp://bit.ly/1wQsiuP or visit www.gjcity.org and look under the City Spotlight. Contact the City’s Community Development Division at 970-256-4016 with questions or for assistance.