Design Assistance

To help maintain, strengthen, and capitalize on our downtown's historic assets, Michigan Main Street's Design Specialist offers free consultation and technical recommendations on exterior facade improvements. These developments will improve the appearance and visibility of our buildings and businesses, while maintaining the historic integrity of the building. 

Read more about Design Assistance by clicking on the "Description" button, and if you are interested in these services, please apply using the online application form. 


Facade Improvement Grant Program

With the mission to cultivate a vibrant and enduring downtown, CharlotteRising has dedicated funds to enhance downtown facades. In alignment with our steadfast belief in placemaking, this program will facilitate aesthetic and structural progress that is integral in creating a place in which people, and businesses desire to live, work, and experience.

Deadline to apply is April 20, 2018.