What are Facade Grants

The objective of the Façade Program is to provide assistance for the maintenance, rehabilitation, and upgrading of existing commercial properties within the downtown Merced Business Improvement District (BID). The grant program is intended to stimulate building improvements while being mindful of the historical significance and uniqueness of downtown architecture. This program is designed to enhance the appearance of the district, and indirectly, make a positive statement about downtown Merced’s business climate.

Download MMSA Facade Grant Application