Grant Opportunities

Downtown Rochester offers a variety of grant opportunities and resources to Downtown businesses and the community.

Start-Up Event Grant

Whether you are organizing a poetry reading or planning a community festival, consider applying for the Rochester Downtown Alliance's Start-Up Event Grant open to new one-time events or event series, or existing successful events in need of support, taking place within Downtown Rochester. 

Up to $3,000 in grant funding is possible per event.

Click HERE for more information about the Start-Up Event Grant and how to apply.    

​Façade Improvement Grant

In an effort to assist Downtown merchants in maintaining high quality business spaces, the Rochester Downtown Alliance created the Façade Improvement Grant. In partnership with the City of Rochester, Downtown business owners can apply for up to $20,000 in matching grants funds to improve their properties.

Click HERE for more information about the Façade Improvement Grant and how to apply.   





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