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CRA Facade Improvement Grant Program

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Facade Improvement Before and After Examples


  • Must be a retail and/or targeted commercial property
  • Applicant must be the owner of the property
  • Property must be located in a participating CRA (Drew Park, East Tampa Ybor City 1 and 2 and/or West Tampa) and may be further restricted to target areas within each CRA
  • Funding limit is 50% of the project costs, up to $50,000.
  • Funding can be used for exterior renovation, restoration and rehabilitation as well as landscaping improvements
  • Projects must first be approved by the City's Community Redevelopment Department prior to initiating the work

Program information is available at under Community Redevelopment Department.  Applications are available at the participating CRA offices listed below:  

East Tampa CRA
Brenda Thrower   
(813) 242-3806

Drew Park & West Tampa CRA
Andrea Roshaven
(813) 242-3809

Ybor City 1 & 2 CRA
Brenda Thrower  
(813) 274-7917