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FOCUS Small Business Property Improvement Program: Design Assistance Application

Design Assistance Funds: FOCUS is currently soliciting proposals from design or architecture professionals to provide design assistance to building-owners undertaking improvements partially-funded through the Façade Improvement Program. Please submit electronically to by Dec. 1 at 5:30 pm. Final selection and notification of the applicants will take place by the end of December. LISC will enter into a contract with the Design Consultant from February 1, 2018 through December 31st , 2018. Please click here to download the application. Click here for additional information about the program.

Neighbor Power Indy needs you!

Neighbor Power Indy is a gathering of neighborhoods to promote positive change, foster connections and create momentum that brings together active and engaged residents and community leaders on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Marian University. We are seeking neighbors like you to share your accomplishments during discussions and workshops on the neighborhood issues we all face. We need your help to inspire and empower others with your stories. Together, we can make a difference. Please complete the following application. Proposals are due Friday, November 17, 2017.

Update on 2017 CDBG funded façade grant dollars

To date, there is currently $35,000 available in CDBG funded façade grant money still available in the 2017 pool. CDBG funded façade grant projects must be in the City’s NRSA area. There is a possibility that the entire balance could go to a single project or to two separate projects. While a variety of projects may be eligible, projects that already have CDBG funds as a funding source may be good candidates. The application is attached. Funded projects must be completed by May of 2018. There are currently no private funds left for 2017.   Please be on the lookout … Continued

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