Storefront businesses in Victory are eligible for grants through the Victory Neighborhood Association to improve their physical space. Before applying, please contact ViNA to discuss the project and determine eligibility.
The Commercial Improvement Grant offers up to $5,000 in grant funds to storefront business owners or commercial building owners to make interior improvements to their building. Qualifying improvements may include projects like replacing HVAC, updating electrical systems, abating toxins, making structural repairs, etc. Grants from $1-$2,500 require no match, grants from $2,501-$5,000 require a dollar for dollar match. Follow this link to download ViNA’s full Commercial Improvement Grant guidelines and application.
The Facade Improvement Grant provides up to $5,000 in matching funds for storefront businesses to enhance the exterior of their properties. Eligible projects include improving lighting, painting, updating signage, etc. Businesses are required to match the grant dollar for dollar. Many of Victory’s businesses can access matching funds through the City of Minneapolis’ Great Streets Grant Program. Follow this link to download ViNA’s Facade Improvement Grant guidelines and application.