Henderson NC! The Gateway Downtown

About: The Façade Incentive Grant Program is made possible by contributions from the City of Henderson, Vance County, private donations and fundraising efforts. It is administered by the Henderson-Vance Downtown Development Commission, Inc. (“HVDDC”). Grants will be awarded for eligible projects on a funds-available basis.

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Purpose: To provide an economic incentive to promote rehabilitation in the downtown area while preserving the unique historic character of existing structures.

Façade Incentive Grant Program Rules and Eligibility:

Funds are released only after invoices for the work done have been received, reviewed and approved by the HVDDC. All invoices must be from a licensed contractor. Grant funding may not be used to reimburse applicant for applicant’s “sweat equity” or time spent as part of the façade improvement project.

Façade Incentive Grant Project Guidelines

Example of building improvement projects that qualify for Façade Grant funding include, but are not limited to front façade, side façade(s), rear façade, awning(s), door(s) and window(s).

The Secretary of the Interior’s Standard for Rehabilitation will be used as guidelines for making improvements to the façade of the structure, specifically: