Façade Improvement Grant Program

The Greenville County Redevelopment Authority has developed a new Façade Improvement Grant Program to encourage improvement and investment to the overall revitalization of Central Business Districts in the five cooperating municipalities - namely, Fountain Inn, Greer, Mauldin, Simpsonville, and Travelers Rest.  However, the fund is not available to businesses along commercial corridors within the unincorporated areas of the County or in the City of Greenville.  This program provides up to $5,000 in grant funds to finance exterior improvements to a property owner or tenant's commercial building that will be aesthetically pleasing and complimentary to local design guidelines or concepts acceptable to the respective municipality. The program is designed to retain and attract businesses, strengthen the Central Business Districts, increase utilization of downtown buildings, restore economic vitality and enhance property values.  The program is a reimbursement program and shall be administered on a first come first served basis, to the limit of available funding and in accordance with each municipality's appropriated funds for the fiscal year.

Prospective applicants should contact the respective municipality to determine if their business is located within the central business district boundary and whether funding is available.  The program guidelines and application are provided below for all interested parties.  The Greenville County Redevelopment Authority will accept applications year-round.  For questions regarding the Façade Improvement Grant Program, please call or email Rashida Jeffers, GCRA Community Development Planner at 864-242-9801, extension 120 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Façade Improvement Program Guidelines

Façade Improvement Guidelines Appendix

Façade Improvement Grant Application

Employment Income Verification

W9 Form

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