CHAMPAIGN COUNTY PRESERVATION ALLIANCE 2020 FAÇADE GRANTS AVAILABLE
The CCPA is offering matching grants for the repair and restoration of pre-1940 homes and commercial buildings anywhere in Champaign County. This marks the 28th year the grants are being offered. This year we will award a total of $8,000 in matching grants. Four residential grants up to $1,000 each. Two commercial matching grants; one for up to $1,000, and one for up to $3,000.
Grant applications and program guidelines are available at the links below and at the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce at 127 W. Court Street, Urbana. Deadline for submission to the CCPA is May 31, 2020. Grants will be awarded not later than June 30, 2020. Restoration work funded with the matching grants must be completed by December 31, 2021.
Since 2015 CCPA commercial matching grants have been awarded for preservation projects at: Gloria Theater, Sowles Hotel, Douglas Hotel, Carmazzi’s, 38 Monument Square, 123, 221 and 222 N. Main St., 114-116 Scioto and 115 Locust Street all in Urbana, and 10 E. Maple St., North Lewisburg.
Since 2015 CCPA residential matching grants have been awarded to preservation projects at: 569 S. Main St., 883 Scioto St., 200 W. Reynolds St. in Urbana; 4 High St., in Mechanicsburg; and 259 W. Walnut St. in St. Paris.