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Façade Improvement

Camdentown through a contract with the City of Minneapolis provides matching grant funds as part of the Great Streets Façade Improvement program.

Grant Information and Application

Grants at either $5,000 or $7,500 per project depending on location at a 1:1 matching fund basis (dollar to dollar). Work must be completed, and all invoices paid in full before grant funding is disbursed by the Camdentown.

Click the links below for more information about the grant, the application process and supporting documentation needed for project funding.

Application and Agreement

Business Guidelines

Façade Improvements

The façade grants will help businesses in Camdentown fund storefront improvements including, but not limited to:

  • Repairing or replacing architectural details

  • Preserving historic details

  • Painting or repainting exteriors

  • Installing windows and glass doors

  • Lighting

  • Awnings or canopies

  • Signage

Eligible Areas
42nd Ave N + Thomas Ave N                      $7,500

42nd Ave N + Fremont Ave N                     $7,500

42nd Ave N + Lyndale Ave N                      $5,000

44th Ave N + Penn Ave N                            $5,000

45th Ave N + Lyndale Ave N                       $5,000


Click on the area map and input your property address to determine if your property is eligible. Not in an eligible area? We may still be able to help! Reach out to

Grant Distribution

For a complete list of eligible improvements as well as a list of discouraged projects click here

Façade Grant Recipient - Boost Mobile




We are excited to work with your business! Please contact Tesa Johnson, Executive Director for more information about the grant program or to set up an initial meeting at




The Camdentown offers matching funding through the Façade Grant program provided by the City of Minneapolis through Great Streets Neighborhood Business District Program grant funds.



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