• Tiffani Johnson

Great Streets Retail Small Business Grants

Neighborhood retail businesses are eligible to apply for a grant from the Great Streets Retail Small Business Grant program. Application deadline is September 28. From the applicatioon: "The purpose of the Great Streets Retail Small Business Grant (the “Grant”) is to support existing small businesses, attract new businesses, increase the District’s tax base, create new job opportunities for District residents, and transform designated emerging commercial corridors into thriving and inviting neighborhood centers." For more information visit And to see the geographic areas of eligibility, visit DMPED will host multiple virtual information and live web chat sessions on the Great Streets Corridors. Once confirmed, details about the information sessions will be posted on the Great Streets website at If you have questions, please reach out to me. I'm happy to assist in any applications from retail businesses along Georgia Avenue. Paul W. Ruppert Executive Director Upper Georgia Avenue Main Street

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