New Grant Now Available to Small Businesses

Small businesses can now apply for $50,000 in grants toward the cost of physical improvements to their commercial property.

Commercial Property Improvement Grant

Eligible Applicants

  • Small businesses operating in commercial properties smaller than 15,000 square feet located in the City of Atlanta are eligible to apply. 
  • Small businesses who lease their commercial space should have a minimum of 1 year left on their lease and will need approval from the property owner.
  • Applicants must show a current City of Atlanta business license.

Eligible Uses
  • Eligible exterior improvements include:
    • Painting
    • Lighting
    • Windows, doors, framing, etc.
    • Signage, canopies, awnings, etc.
  • Eligible interior improvements include:
    • Flooring, walls and ceiling upgrades
    • HVAC, water heater, plumbing, electrical, and other systems repairs
    • Structural repairs to walls, floors, stairs, and interior doors
  • Certain soft costs, such as architectural and planning services are eligible but shall not exceed 10% of grant amount.
Learn More
With support from Wells Fargo, United Way of Greater Atlanta and Invest Atlanta have established the Commercial Property Improvement Grant through the Atlanta Open for Business Fund to help city of Atlanta small businesses.

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