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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Beautification Matching Grant Program Application Open

BC Grant 23

The application period for the 2023 Valdez Beautification Matching Grant program is open now through March 9th 2023.  Download an application by clicking HERE.

To read an overview of the program click HERE

The Valdez Beautification Matching Grant Program is administered by the City Beautification Commission and offers a financial incentive designed to assist local business or commercial property owners in providing an overall upgrade in appearance for residents and visitors alike. 

2023 will be the eighth year of the program and continues with the expansion of eligible properties outside the core downtown district.

The 2023 matching grant program’s goal is to improve the overall aesthetics of Valdez through:

  • Improving the overall quality of building/structure façades in order to attract more local residents and visitors to shop, eat, and do business in Valdez.
  • Encouraging businesses to invest in additional aesthetic and design improvements including landscaping and art.
  • Encouraging and incentivizing property/business owners to reinvest in our community.
  • Encouraging grant applicants to strengthen the local economy through utilizing local vendors, contractors, and materials.

If you have questions about the application process or want to request a paper application, reach out to Deputy City Clerk Elise Sorum-Birk (esorumbirk@valdezak.gov or 907-834-3468)

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