Applicants are eligible for up to $1,500 in matching funds in order to improve the appearance of signs and awnings in downtown Elmira. Design assistance is also available. This program is funded by the City of Elmira and is administered by EDD.
Examples of eligible work include the following:
•repair of existing signs
•replacement of signs
•removal of signs
•lighting associated with sign projects
Additionally, minor building improvements necessitated by the sign project may be eligible. For a copy of the program guidelines and an application, please visit our office. Applicants are required to meet with staff for a consultation.