An applicant must be the property owner or business owner of an eligible business within the eligible area to apply to the Town Center Commercial Revitalization (TCCR) Grant Program. Any property owner, business, non-profit and not-for-profit organization within the Town Center Core or Broadway Corridor, see the TCCR Boundary Map, may apply to the program. Non-profit and not-for-profit organizations must have 501(c) status to be eligible. All applicants must be up-to-date with their real estate property taxes and be in good standing with all local, regional, state and federal taxing authorities. Ineligible businesses include national chains, sexually oriented and check cashing businesses, governmental and quasi-governmental agencies and other businesses determined by City Council to be contrary to the goals and objectives of GroveCity2050 and other community plans.
Only eligible projects or improvements will be considered for funding. Eligible projects typically include four (4) different types of improvements: 1) Exterior updates to facades, 2) Exterior updates to maintain the Town Center’s character, 3) Utility improvements and 4) Exterior and interior improvements that will protect the life, safety and welfare of the occupants and building structure. For more information, visit the eligible projects below.
Applications must be completed in full with all required materials to be considered for approval.
Grant funds will not be disbursed until a completed TCCR Reimbursement Application, documentation of payment, photographs of completed projects, copies of all required permits (i.e., Building Permit, Certificate of Appropriateness and/or Sign Permit) and any other necessary documentation has been submitted to and approved by the City.