Facade Improvement Grant Program
The City of Richfield and Hennepin County are offering a limited-time grant opportunity for building facade improvements. Eligible building owners or business owners may apply for grant assistance up to 50% of the cost of improvements - up to $7,500.
To strengthen the vitality of the Penn Central Business District by beautifying buildings through facade improvement efforts, which will increase building transparency and improve the pedestrian experience throughout the corridor. This program will provide building and business owners with technical and financial assistance to help improve building facades and make related improvements to public-facing building frontages.
Property owners, or business owners with approval of the property owner, located on Penn Avenue between Highway 62 and 68th Street (see map below) are eligible to apply. Applicants must be able to provide proof of ability to provide matching funds.
For more information about the program or to schedule a meeting to discuss your ideas for improvement projects, please contact Matt Brillhart, Associate Planner.