Business Incentives

The Facade Program focuses on improving the exterior of existing buildings and constructing new commercial buildings. The City of Salina graciously funded Salina Downtown $50,000 to award in 2020. 



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.

2. Forgivable Loans

(up to $15,000 per award) – requires $1.50 applicant funds for every $1 loan funds.

Guidelines and Application Form - Mini Grants (Word format)

Guidelines and Application Form - Forgivable Loans (Word format)



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 9, 2020

June 8, 2020

September 7, 2020

December 7, 2020

Award Notification Dates

March 16, 2020

June 15, 2020

September 14, 2020

December 14, 2020

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