The economic well-being of the central business district of Downtown Appleton is one of the most important charges of Appleton Downtown Inc (ADI). ADI, a not-for-profit organization, works with the City of Appleton's Community Development Department to recruit new business and promote the retention of existing businesses in the Downtown area.

ADI has many Downtown development tools at its disposal to help maintain economic well-being, including:

  • BUSINESS RECRUITMENT PACKET - including a full-color brochure, commercial space for rent/lease availability listing and downtown asset highlights. Packets are available by calling the ADI office at 920-954-9112.
  • MATCHING MARKETING GRANT - is designed to increase the marketing of your individual business and marketing of the district by matching your advertising dollars with both ADI funds and media partner funds.
  • SPACE AVAILABLE - ADI, in conjunction with the City of Appleton's Community Development Department, maintains a list of all available retail/commercial properties for rent or lease in Downtown Appleton.
  • BUSINESS RECRUITMENT GRANT - ADI has funds available to locate your new business Downtown. Please call the ADI office for more details regarding the application process: 920-954-9112.
  • FAÇADE & SIGN BOARD GRANTS - ADI provides a range of grants up to $5000 available to properties within the business improvement district boundaries. Applications are available to download or by calling the ADI office.
  • ECONOMIC DATA - Both ADI and the City of Appleton have put together a list of relative socio-economic data that show Downtown development and encourage businesses to locate in Downtown Appleton.

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