The DIP Facade Program focuses on improving the exterior of existing buildings and constructing new commercial buildings.
The DIP Facade Program has two levels of funding.
1. Mini Grants
(up to $3,499 per award) – requires $2 applicant funds for every $1 grant funds. SDI will receive a maximum of $15,000 from the City of Salina to award in 2018.
2. Forgivable Loans
(up to $15,000 per award) – requires $1.50 applicant funds for every $1 loan funds. SDI will receive a maximum of $35,000 from the City of Salina to award in 2018.
Any Salina Downtown Business Improvement District #1 (BID) property owners and/or tenants of structures located within the BID, who are in good standing (BID Service Fees current), may apply for DIP funds. Priority will be given to BID members. However, non-profit Salina Downtown, Inc. partner businesses whose principal location lies within the BID boundary are also eligible to apply for DIP funds. The building’s eligibility is renewed annually.
Applications are accepted quarterly as follows:
Application Due Dates
March 11, 2019
September 9, 2019
December 9, 2019
Award Notification Dates
March 18, 2019
June 17, 2019
September 16, 2019
December 16, 2019