New Business Grants Available in 2023 for Downtown Businesses
After continued success of the Community Improvement Plan grants offered to downtown Elmira businesses, we are pleased to announce the return of the Façade Improvement Stream for 2023. Eligible businesses will be able to receive 30% of the amount of the completed project up to a maximum of $5,000.
New to the program this year is the Accessibility Grant which will assist our businesses with the removal of barriers and increase accessibility for people with disabilities in Elmira. Eligible businesses will be able to receive 50% of the amount of the completed project up to a maximum of $2,000
There is a finite amount of funds available with $14,000 being available for the Facade Improvement and $6,000 available for the Accessibility Grant. All applications will be reviewed by the CIP Sub-Committee.
For more information and to access our online application form, click here. If you would like to fill out a paper copy, please contact Jon Clay, BIA Board Chair at [email protected] to arrange pickup at SOS Physiotherapy Elmira.
Below is a sample of some of the work that has been completed with the support of CIP funding.