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Posted on: November 12, 2021

City of Milton Now Accepting Applications for Commercial Facade Program

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November 10, 2021


City of Milton Now Accepting Applications for Commercial Façade Program


The application cycle is now open for the City of Milton Commercial Façade Program (CFP). CFP provides owners and tenants of commercial properties an opportunity to apply for grants up to $5,000 for façade improvements. The program provides funding to upgrade the appearance of properties, increase property values, and stimulate economic activity within the city. A 100 percent match is required.


Examples of eligible items include:
• ADA Handicapped Access
• New Windows and doors
• Exterior Lighting
• Restoration of Architectural Features
• Exterior Painting
• New or Replacement Awnings
• Signage
• Exterior wall repairs
Examples of ineligible items include:
• Rent, mortgage, insurance, utilities, taxes or other similar costs of ownership
• Interior modifications and/or rehabilitation
• Refinancing existing debt
• Parking lot improvements
• Landscaping


Preference will be given based on the following criteria: first-time applicants; applicants with projects within the city’s downtown CRA District; projects in the designated Historic District; projects for historically significant structures; and/or projects creating new full-time positions within the first year.


The application is available on the City of Milton’s Website at: https://www.miltonfl.org/405/Office-of-Economic-Development

The deadline for applications is Friday, February 4, 2022 at 4 p.m. CST.


For more information, a private consultation or an application, please contact the City of Milton’s Office of Economic Development at (850) 983-5400 or email Ed Spears at espears@miltonfl.org.


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