Appleton Downtown Inc.  is pleased to provide a range of grants up to $5000 available to properties within the business improvement district boundaries to assist with enhancing the exterior appearance and overall value of the properties within the district.

  • Façade grants include grants for:
  • Large Scale Architect Assisted Projects with up to a 25% match and a maximum of $5000 per project*
  • American Disabilities Act Compliance Projects with up to a 50% match and a maximum of $2500 per project
  • Restorations Improvement and Signage Projects with up to a 50% match and a maximum of $2500 per project

Call Jennifer at 920-954-9112 for more information.

ADI also provides up to $100 for sidewalk sign board to help promote a business.

For more information and eligibility requirements, please see the 2022 Façade Improvement Grant Application or call the ADI office at (920) 954-9112.

A new business moving into the district in this calendar year may qualify for an incentive grant, please see the 2022 Business Recruitment Incentive Grant Application or call the ADI office at (920) 954-9112.

Please note both grants require that proper permits be obtained from the City of Appleton.  Sign Boards require an annual $45 Occupancy Permit.