Grant Opportunities

Grant Opportunities

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

Start-Up Grant

Whether you are organizing a poetry reading or planning a community festival, consider applying for the Rochester Downtown Alliance's Start-Up Grant open to first-time events taking place within Downtown Rochester. Grants range up to $3,000.

Click HERE for more information about the Start-Up 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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