Downtown Retail Grants

As the City of Madison, residents, business owners and development community continue to invest in creating a vibrant downtown we recognize the need to invest in the independent retailers in the downtown area to make sure we continue to maintain the independent flavor that makes Madison special.

Unique and successful independent retail businesses (see definitions) can have a significant effect on the attractiveness and marketability of the surrounding area. This program encourage business owners to reinvest in downtown business areas by offering matching grants of up to $50,000 to assist with the capital costs associated with renovating the interior and exterior of retail spaces.

Program Summary

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For additional information please contact:

Ruth Rohlich, Business Development Specialist



Last Updated: 05/05/2016

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