Since 2012 Monett Main Street has offered a unique opportunity for business owners in the downtown district to improve their building facades with matching grant money. Main Street awards up to three $1,500.00 matching grants for exterior repairs and/or improvements that enhance Monettâ€™s downtown historic district.
Businesses in the Main Street area that have an intent to enhance the social, cultural and environmental wellbeing of historic downtown Monett are eligible to apply for upcoming grants.
To apply for a FaÃ§ade Renovation Grant through Monett Main Street, contact Secretary/Treasurer Dennis Pyle at 417-235-3355 or Bob Berger at 417-235-4824. Grant application forms will be available after April 1.
Eligible projects include:
The FaÃ§ade Renovation Grant program was made possible by the DREAM Initiative, a collaborative program between the Missouri Development Finance Board, Missouri Department of Economic Development and Missouri Housing Development Commission.
Monett Main Street wants to help you get started with your downtown business. To do so, weâ€™ve created a variety of programs, incentives and services to help you receive the right training and easily find and use our communityâ€™s available resources.
If youâ€™re looking to set up a shop or storefront of your own, there are plenty of options available in the heart of downtown and the surrounding areas. To find available properties for sale or rent, please contact Jeff Meredith, Executive Director of the Monett Chamber of Commerce.
Monett Chamber of Commerce Executive Director
200 E. Broadway