Other Ypsilanti Downtown Development Authority Grant Opportunities
AVAILABLE TO BUSINESS AND BUILDING OWNERS IN THE DDA DISTRICT
BIKE RACKS, STREET BENCHES, TRASH & CIGARETTE RECYCLING RECEPTACLES
The YDDA has implemented a Street Bench, Trash & Cigarette Recycling Receptacle and Bike Rack partnership. The specific requirements can be found here: YDDA Cost Share Info and Application
This year, the DDA will open applications on February 25, 2024 and close applications on March 31, 2024 with final funding decisions at our meeting on April 18, 2023 at 8:30am. Applications are due no later than March 31, 2024 to be considered for special event sponsorship funding in 2024/2025. Applications received after March 31, 2024 will only be considered in districts where funding remains available.
Events must be public and located within the DDA to be considered for funding.
Funding is limited. Funding is weighted to events that have great impact on the overall district.
The YDDA encourages community organizations holding events within the YDDA district to contact staff about sponsorship opportunities. The Special Event Sponsorship request form is linked here.
MARKETING AND PROMOTIONS
The YDDA wants to help with efforts to promote all of the DDA districts as a place to Live, Work, and Play. To do so we are offering to help organizations that are planning programs that promote one or all of the distinct DDA districts with Marketing & Promotions assistance.
Specific requirements and the application can be found here: marketing funding policy 12-3-14
REDEVELOPMENT LIQUOR LICENSE
The State of Michigan approved the creation of Redevelopment Liquor Licenses through PA 501 of 2006. This act allows local governments to issue new liquor licenses above their allotted quota with the stated purpose of encouraging economic development in approved development areas. Redevelopment Liquor Licenses are available for $20,000 provided certain investment thresholds and performance criteria are met. For specific details and application see below:
Michigan Economic Development Corporation Redevelopment Liquor License Fact Sheet
PA 501 of 2006 Redevelopment Liquor License
YDDA Redevelopment Liquor License Policy
Send or drop off completed applications:
Ypsilanti Downtown Development Authority
1 S. Huron St.
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
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