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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
  • The applicant must be the owner of the property
  • Property must be located in a participating CRA (Drew Park, East Tampa, and/or Ybor City 1 and 2) and may be further restricted to target areas within each CRA
  • The 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 Economic and Urban Development Department prior to initiating the work
Program information is available on the Frequently Asked Questions page.   

For applications and more information, please contact the participating CRAs: 


East Tampa CRA
Ed Johnson
(813) 242-3807

Drew Park CRA
Michelle Van Loan
(813) 242-3809

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