Motor City Re-Store gives Detroit’s neighborhood businesses a boost in curb appeal through matching grants that improve their storefronts, making our commercial corridors more walkable, more attractive, and better for business.

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Round 9 applications open September 1 — October 1, 2019. Business owners and landlords must apply together in one application.
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What We Do

We want your business to look it’s best. Our program gives you the opportunity to contribute to the vibrancy of your commercial corridor for all to enjoy.

  • Connect with architecture experts and get free conceptual design services
  • Build your exterior improvement project with pre-vetted contractors
  • Get a grant for 50%* of your total project costs!

*Businesses that apply together with 3 of their neighboring business on the same block are eligible for 75% match each.


Who Is This For?

  • Detroit-based business owners (and their landlords) actively operating in a commercial storefront in the City of Detroit
  • Detroit business owners (and their landlords) interested in improving or beautifying their storefront

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