Downtown Facade Grant Applications Now Available

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The Hermiston Urban Renewal Agency is now accepting applications for its Façade Grant Program.  The grants will award matching funds up to 50% of improvement costs up to a maximum of $10,000 for exterior work which improves the appearance of downtown properties.  Guidelines and applications for the program are available at


Eligible projects must be located within the boundary of the Hermiston Urban Renewal District, and funds may only be used for exterior improvements.  Examples of potential projects include:


·         Repair, installation, or restoration of exterior masonry or siding

·         Repair, installation, or restoration of windows, doors, awnings, or decorative architectural elements

·         Repair or installation of exterior lighting

·         Exterior paint

·         Repair, installation, or restoration of signage

·         Landscape or streetscape elements

·         Decorative or functional public art, such as decorative benches or trash enclosures

·         Other exterior improvements as approved at the discretion of the HURA


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