Invest in Downtown Bowie
Improving the town one building at a time!
Type of Grants
Facade Mega Grant
Receive up to $20,000 Mega Grant to improve your exterior building. We review each application we receive on a first come basis. Grant money is used to help fix up a building and keep it historically appealing. This includes brick repair, window repair, exterior painting on window and door trim, interior electrical to bring up to code, awning repair or install of new awning, and signage. Please note, applicant must meet with Main Street Manager to go over the grant in detail to find the best grant available for your building. Must be approved by Main Street Design Committee and meet all guidelines before starting construction.
Facade Exterior Grant
Receive up to $10,000 Facade Exterior Grant for brick repair, exterior painting on window and door trim, window repair, awning repair or install of new awning. Must be approved by Main Street Design Committee and meet all guidelines before starting construction.
Historical Signage Grant
Signage is an important part of identifying your business location and style to potential customers. It also contributes to the overall visual appeal of the downtown district in which your business resides. We offer historical signage renderings to match your building FREE and give you options to choose the best one suited for you. Receive up to $500 signage grant upon approval by Main Street Design Committee and to meet all guidelines before starting construction.
In partnership with the City of Bowie, the Main Street Improvement Grant Program is an economic incentive to revitalize and preserve historic buildings in the downtown area. Visually appealingcommercial storefronts tend to attract more customers which in turn produces a vibrant and prosperous downtown community.
Every business located within the Main Street target area is eligible and encouraged to apply. It is a reimbursable grant and is subject to approval of the Main Street Design Committee prior to work commencement.
Main Street Bowie can offer assistance in building and business design including paint, awning, and signage through complimentary consultations with the Texas Historical Commission Main Street Program Design staff.
Get started today and invest in downtown Bowie!
SEEKING DESIGN ASSISTANCE?
Please contact us if you are a business or property owner who would like to schedule a meeting with the Main Street Bowie Design Committee to request suggestions for your improvement projects.
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