Lyons Main Street Offers Downtown Grant Program

Photo by James P. Hughes

The Lyons National Bank (LNB) and the Lyons Main Street Program (LMSP) are offering a grant opportunity to commercial property owners located in the LMSP designated district.  The purpose of this grant is to assist in the renovation of the facade of the property or structural repairs.

The amounts of the grant are $500.00 to $1,000.00 with a 50% match.  The uses include but not exclusively to structural repairs, window replacement or repairs, façade painting and signage.   This grant is not meant for major repairs or construction.

Applications will be accepted up to August 17, 2018 and will be awarded on August 24.  Work complication should be done by December 31, 2018.   A full description of the proposed work scope, two (2) contractors estimate, estimated completion date and matching funds guarantee.

We are pleased that the Lyons National Bank has offered us the opportunity to provide the commercial property owners some assistance upgrading the appearance of their properties.  A well maintained and attractive entrance to a business presents a welcome feeling to customers.

For further details or to verify that your property is within the LMSP designated district please contact Joan Delaro, Director of the Lyons Main Street Program.  The phone number is 315-871-4220 and the email is

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