The goal and purpose of the City of Wilmer’s Façade Improvement Grant Program is to encourage the rehabilitation, enhancement, and restoration of building façades of existing businesses for the purpose of stimulating business and commercial activity, strengthening workforce development, tourism activity, and/or other priorities established by the Wilmer City Council. This program provides a grant in the form of a reimbursement up to $50,000 for eligible improvements to facades in the City of Wilmer.
These funds are for eligible economic development projects in Wilmer which meet the criteria outlined in this policy. Funding for this program is at the discretion of the Wilmer City Council.
The applicant must meet the minimum requirements as outlined below, though additional requirements may apply as deemed appropriate by City Council. Please read all the requirements prior to submitting an application. Appendix A provides a list of terms used throughout this document and their definitions, as well as relevant city contacts for the Façade Improvement Grant Program.