Revitalizing Richland: New Grant Program Gives Boost to Businesses Corridor
COLUMBIA, SC - October 1, 2012 - The Richland County Neighborhood Improvement Program (NIP) launched a new business incentive to improve buildings and property along Decker Boulevard March 2012.
The Commercial Façade Improvement Grant Program (CFIGP) is designed to help local business and commercial property owners make improvements to their building façades. The program will provide up to $10,000 in grant funds to finance exterior renovations and repairs; eligible business projects include improvements to:
Through the NIP Façade Grant, Richland County desires to help local businesses expand economic vitality and enhance overall business districts. Decker Boulevard is a pilot area for the Façade Improvement Grant; however the program plans to be applied to other target areas throughout Richland County.
18 Applicants received façade improvements this year totaling more than $150,000.00. You are invited to talk to those business owners see the work and feel the impact that this program has made along the business corridor of Decker Boulevard, Monday, October 1, 2012 at 10:30 AM at the BI-LO Shopping Center, located at 2230 Decker Boulevard.
If you need additional information or would like to confirm your attendance at Monday’s Press Conference, please contact Monique McDaniels at (803) 576-1340 or by email at email@example.com