Downtown Bloom Grant Program
YoCo Bloom Grant Program Expands to Downtown York
Downtown Inc and the York County Economic Alliance are proud to announce that the YoCo Bloom micro-grant program has expanded in 2019 to offer funds exclusively for Downtown York businesses ready to take the next step in their growth. A total of $15,000 is available for qualified projects under the new Downtown Bloom grant program.
This grant program is designed specifically to help downtown businesses address a tangible need. The York County Economic Alliance launched its YoCo Bloom Micro-Grant Program in 2018 with the intent that grant awards would act as a stepping stone for businesses to create lasting change in York County.
Businesses interested in applying for the Downtown Bloom grant must meet the following requirements:
Applicants must be a business located within the Central Business District to apply for and receive the grant. Click here to a view a map of the Central Business District.
Applicants cannot have more than 100 full- or part-time employees.
Applicants must match 10 percent of the grant’s capital value to show commitment to the project being funded.
Grant recipients must use the allocated funds within six months on a tangible company need.
Preference will be given to companies that use local businesses to fulfill the grant implementation.
Applicants must submit the initial application form by 4 p.m., Friday, May 3, 2019.
Downtown Inc and YCEA will announce finalists on May 10. Finalists will make their final presentation during an in-person pitch competition in front of YCEA and Downtown Inc leadership.