Façade Improvement Program - The Callaway Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) developed the Façade Improvement Program to provide funding for qualified commercial property and business owners within the CRA area towards exterior improvements to building façades. Eligible façade improvements include, but are not limited to, architectural features, painting, lighting, signage, sidewalks, and landscaping. The Façade Improvement Program is a $5,000 dollar-for-dollar matching grant.
Demolition Grant - Callaway CRA also developed a Demolition Grant Program to improve the attractiveness of properties, help eliminate conditions that have a negative impact on economic growth and encourage the siting of new businesses. The programs has been designed to be a dollar-for-dollar match of up to $10,000 that is to be used for the demolition of blighted commercial buildings and site preparation work.