Storefront Grant: Broadwater County Development Corporation (BCDC) is offering Store Front Grants again this year. To be eligible for one of these grants the improvements must be made by the property owner or the business owner with the property owner’s approval in writing. You are invited to apply for one of these grants up to $1000 if you have a business that is located on or visible from Broadway or Front Street. Other locations that qualify are businesses in Broadwater County that are visible from major arterials or those that are tourist destinations. These matching grants are being awarded for up to $500.00 for business beautification. The purpose of this grant is to enhance the street-side appearance of your business to encourage and invite visitors to stop and shop in Broadwater County and improve the local perception of “home town” businesses. BCDC will not grant any monies to projects or businesses that it deems inappropriate for our area.
To be eligible for one of these grants the event or attraction you are promoting must benefit economic development in Broadwater County by bringing people from outside the county to participate in your event or attraction. The main purpose is to help bring more people to Broadwater County that will support the local businesses. Events that will have little impact on local business may not be approved for a grant. The BCDC Board has the final say as to what grants are funded.
You are invited to apply for one of these grants if your organization or group is based in Broadwater County & your event will be held in Broadwater County. BCDC cannot help fund School, Government, Political or Religious events, BCDC will not help fund any event or attraction that just promotes a single business’ own marketing strategy
BCDC will not grant any monies to events that it deems inappropriate for our area.