Storefront Improvement Program

The CDBG Storefront Grant program is designed to assist neighborhood businesses located within CDBG eligible areas complete basic storefront improvement projects. Funding is available for up to $25,000 per storefront. Property owner applicants require a 100% match per project. Business owner applicants require a 10% match per project. Please review the application guidelines for full details and requirements of the program. 

Prior to applying:

Contact Wilson Darbin at or (413) 750-2810 to discuss your application

Please review the Application Guidelines.

After reviewing the Application Guidelines, you can find the complete applcation online here: Storefront Program Application

Attach the Following Documents Below To The Online Application:

Property Owner & Business Owner Signature Page

Blank W9 Form

Vendor Maintenance Form

NOTE: Proposed projects are required to fulfill basic requirements of the CDBG program, particularly as they relate to job creation goals, elimination of slum and blight, project impact upon the environment, and the Davis/Bacon Act. The City of Springfield during the application process will advise applicants of these requirements. Applications cannot proceed until all required documentation is received. 

Projects that have already begun work/paid for expenses cannot be considered for this program. 

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