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ARPA Storefront Improvement Program

  1. ARPA Storefront Improvement Program Application

    To participate in the Storefront Improvement Program, property owners or tenants must review the Storefront Improvement Program Guidelines and complete the Storefront Improvement Program Application Form. 

    Please note that improvements made prior to approval of a design and contract by the Economic Development Office in the Department of Planning and Development will not be funded. Large-scale projects may require a licensed architect and contractor to refine a conceptual design and to implement the City-approved plans.  

    Phone: 978-674-4252

  2. 1. Applicant Information
  3. Include unit number if applicable

  4. Please specify.

  5. 4. Project Information
  6. Check all that apply and/or describe project:
  7. 9. Optional Information
  8. d. Do you self-identify as a *woman or minority-owned business?

    *A woman or minority-owned business, as defined by the Massachusetts Supplier Diversity Office, includes businesses that are majority-owned by: a woman or women, a person or persons identifying as a racial minority, a person or persons identifying as LGBTQ, a veteran or veterans, a person or persons with a disability, or a person or persons of Portuguese decent.

  9. 10. Certification:

    I certify that the information submitted in this application is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. If determined otherwise, I understand that I will be disqualified from the grant process and must return any grant funds to the City of Lowell within 21 days. I certify that the Storefront Improvement Program Guidelines document has been made available to me. I understand that if I receive a grant that I will retain documentation of appropriate grant use in accordance with the terms of the grant agreement.

    By signing the applicant certifies that they have completely read, and agree to, program guidelines.

  10. You will receive an automated response upon submission of this application. You will be contacted again after your application has been reviewed. If you have any questions, please contact the Economic Development team at or 978-674-4252. Thank you!
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