Grant Amount: varies
The primary goal of the Small Business Support Program is to encourage economic development and destination awareness of historically under-invested areas by enhancing the exterior appearance and commercial viability of storefront businesses.
Business must be based in Santa Rosa, CA and have 500 employees or fewer and projects around improvements for:
- Exterior lighting
- Security systems
- Windows, doors, and safety grilles
- Restoration of historical façade features
- Parklet buildouts
- Compliance with the Americans with Disability Act (ADA)
A typical award will grant 70% of the project costs, depending on funding availability and evaluation criteria. o 20% of the award is available up front for start-up costs; the remaining award will be issued through reimbursement.