In accordance with the Scranton American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) mission, the city is seeking applications for Façade Improvement funding for disproportionately impacted small businesses. Funding may be applied for and used to improve storefronts and facades, including major maintenance, repair, rehabilitation, preservation, and restoration activities per the outlined eligible uses below. The City’s ARPA mission is to provide an incentive for private investment in exterior property improvements to small business commercial buildings located within the city limits.
Higher prioritization and consideration will be given to those applications that serve the economically disadvantaged populations within the city.
Various exterior improvements deemed acceptable by the design committee:
For more information on eligible activities, see: https://scrantonpa.gov/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/Scranton-ARPA-Facade-Grant-Guidance-September-2022.pdf#page=3
Additional Geographic Information:Map of Facade Grant Areas: https://scrantonplanning.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=67d2a9e24bb146c1a61fa9dbccbf5b07
Estimated Total Program Funding: