Storefront Beautification Grants Opening Soon

January 18, 2019

The City of Santa Cruz will be accepting applications for commercial signage and facade improvement grants between March 1-30, 2019 by 11:59pm.

These grants allow business owners to attract customers to their business, build their brand identity, increase visibility, improve the pedestrian experience, remove barriers to accessibility, and become compliant with local codes.

If you miss applying for this round, don't worry: the second cycle of funding will open September 1-30, 2019.

$100,000 available for 2019 to be disbursed, and grants can range between $2,000 - $10,000 with additional requirements. Please see specific details in the Requests for Proposals:

For additional information or assistance contact Ali Cameron, Economic Development Coordinator at or call (831) 420-5158.

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