The Business Facade Improvement Program makes grants to Camden businesses to improve their facades. Supported by the Camden Urban Enterprise Zone, the Facade Improvement Program offers grants up to $25,000.
The Program helps qualified business owners finance the reconstruction and rehabilitation of their facades while conforming with the applicable design standards for the neighborhood where the business is located. Eligible projects include: Front facing roof/awning, Painting (limited to historical color pallet or fixed color pallet), Brick pointing & Masonry repair, Window replacement, Entry Door replacement, Step repair/replacement, Railing repair and replacement, Bilko or basement door repair /replacement, New/improved signage, lighting, removal of roll down gates & replacement with new ornamental security gates, restoration of tin/metal bays and trim, limited landscaping, limited fencing, and limited parking lot repair.
Eligible businesses must be a certified member of the Camden UEZ program and must complete a Business Registration Certificate with N.J. Office of Taxation.
More information can be found on the Facade Improvement Website. Please contact Senior Project Director Sue Brennan at 856-757-9154 with any questions.