Motor City Restore is now the Restore Track of Motor City Match! The goal remains the same: to give 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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Motor City Restore is now the Restore Track of Motor City Match.

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.

The Restore Track of Motor City Match offers grants that can cover 50% of total project costs up to $25,000 for the following:

  • Exterior façade improvements
  • Signage and decorative lighting
  • Parking lot repairs, landscaping, storm water drainage
  • Murals, bicycle racks, and art-based elements related to facades
  • Physical improvements to parking lots, patios, and outdoor spaces

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Who Is This For?

  • Detroit-based business owners (and their landlords) actively operating in a commercial storefront in the City of Detroit for at least 1-year
  • Detroit business owners (and their landlords) interested in improving or beautifying their storefront

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