Storefront Improvement Program (SIP) Grants
The City of Philadelphia Commerce Department provides matching grants for qualifying façade improvement projects for commercial properties. Old City District serves as the liaison for this program. Property owners and tenants may be eligible. Program guidelines require pre-approval of all eligible expenses for reimbursement, and funding is subject to availability.
Business Security Camera Grant Program
These grants are being offered with the intention of encouraging business owners to install security systems to increase the safety of commercial areas. Owners can be reimbursed up to 50% of the cost of installing qualifying camera systems. Old City District is serving as the liaison between Old City businesses and property owners and the Commerce Department for this grant opportunity.