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Broadway Beautiful FY 2023


Description & Eligibility

Average Grant Size: $5k-$25k
Application Deadline: July 31, 2023 

Awardees Notified:  August 31, 2023

Grant Disbursed: September 30, 2023


West Broadway Business and Area Coalition Broadway Beautiful FY2023 program will provide facade, safety, and interior improvements for businesses. This program will help business and property owners have an extreme visual environment for their business and increase the overall community beautification on West Broadway and surrounding areas. 



  • Must have a business or property on West Broadway Ave and within the West Broadway Improvement District (WBID)  (Priority is given to businesses on West Broadway Ave Corridor) and must be a West Broadway Business and Area Coalition member.



  • Have a current bid for the improvement needed.

  • Acquire all necessary permits for the project.

  • Manage all project work. 

  • Payments will be made directly to the contractor (50% upfront; 50% upon completion of all work). 

  • The applicant must have the property owner’s written approval if the applicant is not the property owner. 

  • The contractor must sign a lien waiver upon completion of the project.

  • Provide before and after photos.


Eligible Improvements

  • Exterior and Interior painting, re-siding, or professional cleaning

  • Restoration of exterior finishes and materials 

  • Masonry repairs and tuck pointing 

  • Removal of architecturally inappropriate or incompatible exterior finishes and materials 

  • Restoration of architectural details or removal of materials that cover architectural details 

  • Repair or replacement of windows and doors (if replacement, windows and entries must be architecturally appropriate) 

  • Window and cornice flashing and repair 

  • Canopy or awning installation or repair 

  • Murals 

  • Installation or repair of exterior signage

  • Display fixtures 

  • Removal of barriers to access the building from outside for people with disabilities 

  • Exterior lighting 

  • Contracted labor related to any of the above improvements, including design work for projects that are completed. 

  • Wall, window, hanging, and monument signs advertising the business name and identity 

  • Living wall or “green façade” Interior window displays

  • Security systems (including metal roll-down gates, window bars, and cameras) 

  • Trash removal 

  • Fencing 

  • Landscaping 

  • Parking areas

  • Multiple improvement projects, not to exceed the maximum grant amount per business

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