The Neenah Central City Business Improvement District (BID) has a variety of grant programs and resources that are available to help our Downtown businesses to success and thrive! Click on the links below!
Sign or Awning Grant: For the purchase of new or the repair or replacement of code compliant exterior signage in the BID (preference to perpendicular or ‘blade’ signs) -or- the repair, replacement or removal of existing awnings, up to a $500 rebate. LINK: sign and awning grant
Sandwich Board Sign Grant: For the purchase of an attractive, code compliant sandwich board sign, up to $100 maximum matching requests. LINK: Sandwich Board Grant
Facade Grant: For exterior renovations such as brick tuck pointing and window replacement. Up to $10,000 on a dollar for dollar match. Is your project eligible? Contact Carol Kasimor: 920.886.6128 LINK: Facade Grant
Retention & Recruitment Grant: For long term interior renovations that improve the value of the property such as HVAC, electric and plumbing. Up to $5,000 in matching funds on a 2 for 1 match. LINK: RR grant
Placemaking Grant: For creating attractive public destinations in the district. IE public seating, murals, etc. Up to $500 on a 1 to 1 match. LINK: Placemaking Grant
All grants must be preapproved by the downtown board to be eligible. Do not begin work or make purchases prior to submitting any requests.
Funds are available first come / first serve on an annual budget year.
SBA Loan Program & Historic Preservation Tax Credits
Contact the City of Neenah Dept. of Community Development at 886-6125.