The Enhanced Façade Improvement Program is designed to revitalize commercial neighborhoods, stimulate private investment and customer patronage, and preserve and beautify New Bedford’s commercial districts through grants up to $40,000.

Eligible improvements include replacement or restoration of original architectural details; signs and awnings mounted to the building façade; new storefront construction within an existing building; window replacement and window framing; painting and/or residing of buildings; exterior lighting, and more.

Businesses, commercial property owners, nonprofit organizations, and other eligible entities can begin their application here.

For questions about the program and application please contact the Office of Housing and Community Development at ohcd@newbedford-ma.gov or (508) 979-1500.
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