Maple Avenue Facade Grants

The City of Burlington Maple Avenue Facade Grant is intended to incentivize the improvement and beautification of property along the Maple Avenue Corridor. This program is funded through CDBG dollars and the city funds provide for 75% of the project costs with a minimum project cost of $1,000 and a max of $10,000. This means if a project costs $4,000, the city covers $3,000 and the business/property owner is responsible for $1,000. 

Please see the below guidelines materials for more information and details about the program

Program Guidelines

Examples of eligible improvements:

City staff may work with the applicant to include other elements to achieve a more comprehensive improvement/benefit for the corridor. Please note that improvements must have a life expectancy of a minimum of 5 years. Façade improvements include, but are not limited to:

  • Repairs, restoration, and/or re-painting of building exteriors
  • Building Signage as per code/overlay requirements
  • Exterior lighting for facades and signage
  • Awning/ canopy installation
  • Restoration of architectural details that highlights the building’s historic nature
  • Front door and impact window replacement
  • Code Violations related to the exterior of the building
  • Demolition of non-conforming signs
  • Landscaping on a case-by-case basis

Please print off and fill out the grant application linked below, if you do not have access to a printer, please contact Blake Moyer at bmoyer@burlingtonnc.gov or 336-222-5081 for assistance. 

Grant Application

Score Sheet : for informational purposes only, applicant does not need to fill out. 

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