MAIN STREET PASCAGOULA $2000 FACADE GRANT
Main Street Pascagoula will award Five Main Street Businesses up to $2,000 per business to encourage existing property owners to upgrade the facades of the buildings they occupy. The objective of this program is to improve the overall appearance of businesses within the Pascagoula Main Street District.
DEADLINE JULY 7, 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE EITHER TYPED AND EMAILED TO
or can be submitted by filling out the form on this webpage.
Review this application and its guidelines in its entirety. You will receive a confirmation email when you submit your application. If you do not receive this confirmation within five business days of sending your application,
please contact Main Street Pascagoula at 228-219-1114.
What is the Façade Grant Program?
Main Street Pascagoula’s Façade Grant Program was developed to encourage existing property owners to upgrade the facades of buildings facing public streets. The objective of this program is to improve the overall appearance of the community in an effort to make it more appealing to consumers and potential investors. Nationwide, other cities have used this grant program with proven success that has resulted in significantly increased business revenues, increased property values and renewed civic pride. Each grant will not exceed $2,000.
Who is eligible to participate in the program?
Businesses located within the Pascagoula Main Street District (see attached map) with fewer than 50 employees may apply.
Applicants must be property owners operating retail businesses, restaurants, service establishments or offices.
Properties must be up-to-date on all city taxes (including property tax and the City’s Business License) prior to participation in the grant program.
Applicants must comply with all state and local laws and regulations pertaining to licensing and permits.
To apply, review the guidelines below and submit your application electronically or typed hard copy.
All requested information must be included to be considered.
You may send extra documentation to .
Main Street Pascagoula grant application must be completed and submitted to Main Street electronically or typed hard copy.
Applications should be typed and emailed to . You will receive a delivery confirmation within five business days of receipt.
Application gives permission for Main Street Pascagoula, Board and Design committee to visit the business for evaluation.
The decisions of the judging committee will be final.
As a condition of the grant award, Recipient must photograph or film its business before and after the project is completed, for purposes of documenting the grant expenditures. Recipient will not be compensated for this photography or film and all photos may be used without restriction to promote Pascagoula Main Street. Recipient must provide receipts to the Main Street office located at 618 Delmas Avenue for services rendered.
To be eligible for the Main Street Pascagoula Façade Grant Program, applicants must be located in the Main Street District with fewer than 50 employees.
Submitting to the Façade Grant Program means that you comply with the Façade Grant Program Policy (see below). If you have any questions, please contact Main Street at 228-219-1114.
Façade Grant Program Policy
Main Street Pascagoula Design committee will review and determine eligibility of all applications. Grants are awarded at the discretion of the judges. The Main Street Design committee must approve all applications, and it must conform to established guidelines. If approved, applicants understand that all work performed is subject to development standards, and business owners are solely responsible for obtaining all building and property codes, and permit requirements.
Applicant agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Main Street, its successors and assigns from and against any and all third- party claims, damages, liabilities, cost and expenses, including reasonable legal fees and expenses arising out of a related to Recipient’s use of the grant funds and any other obligations and representations under this Agreement.
By submitting this application, applicants certify that the information in this application is true, complete and accurate to the best of the applicant’s knowledge. Applicants are aware that information will be kept confidential. The selection will be final when announced, and the selection of the grant recipients is at the sole discretion of the judging committee.
PAST FACADE RECEIPENTS
Walker Foster, Sr., Owner
3834 Market Street
Grant Awarded for: Painting and landscaping
Marcel and Kenyetta Kinnard, Owner
303 Delmas Avenue, Cottage E
Grant Awarded for: Screen door, plants, chalkboard menu sign
The Jury Room
Parker Pugh, Owner
702 Delmas Avenue
Grant Awarded for: Outside repairs
Southern Belles Like Big Bows
Shannon Van Duijvendijk, Owner
711 Krebs Avenue
Grant Awarded for: Painting, wood repair, lighting
Downtown Jazz Club
Susan Williams, Owner
3225 Canty Street
Grant Awarded for: Awning & double door
Whimsy Books & Toys, LLC
Tracy Jackson-Wilson, Owner
3255 Pascagoula Street
Grant Awarded for: Mural & Signage facing railroad tracks