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.
Email: DoBizinLowell@Lowellma.govPhone: 978-674-4252
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*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.
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.
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