Riverfront Downtown Urban Renewal Area Strategic Project Grant Program

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​ The Riverfront Downtown Urban Renewal Area Strategic Project Grant Program is a financial incentive opportunity to address homelessness, including projects that address building and property safety and security.

Requirements

To be eligible for this grant, all projects must meet the following criteria:

Eligible recipients

  • Property must be located within the Riverfront-Downtown Urban Renewal Area boundary.
  • Properties that are 100% residential are not eligible
  • Tax exempt property is not eligible
  • Property owner (must show fee title)

Eligible activities

  • Security fencing/gates
  • Exterior building lighting or security systems
  • Trash/recycling enclosures
  • Landscape
  • Interior lighting for storefronts
  • Building entrance improvements
  • Design for eligible projects

Maximum Grant

Up to $50,000

Match Requirement

None

Grant funding is contingent upon available funds and cannot fund eligible project costs completed
prior to grant approval.

Additional terms may apply and terms are subject to change.

​Overview information

Riverfront Downtown Urban Renewal Plan2056 KB
Riverfront Downtown Urban Renewal Area Overview423 KB

​Grant documents

Riverfront Downtown Strategic Project Grant Program Flyer136 KB
Riverfront Downtown Strategic Project Grant Program Application280 KB

Additional information

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Contact us

Sheri WahrgrenDowntown Revitalization Manager
Mailing address:
350 Commercial St NE
Salem OR 97301
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