We Are Committed to Creating Opportunities

Grants & Incentives

Smart development starts with recruiting the right businesses in the right places. We hope we can help support your success!

Facade Grants

Apply for a matching reimbursement grant up to $5,000 to restore and improve your facade. This grant is provided by DCED!

Facade & Accessibility Grants

Apply for a matching grant up to $5,000 to help solve accessibility issues, tackle a facade improvement, or address a preservation concern.





Rent Abatement

Work with us to choose the space that’s right for your business and you may be eligible for a rent subsidy of up to $400/month for 12 months.

Inquire about our rent abatement program at info@somersetinc.org!

Ken HalVerson Emergency Preservation Fund

Is your historic uptown building in jeopardy? Are you interested in buying a historic property? We’ve created a fund to help with emergency preservation to help keep our historic assets in tact! Direct inquiries to info@somersetinc.org.

S.Center & Edgewood Neighborhood Grant

Open Now: Rolling Grant: Start Your Application

Apply for a grant for your needed home improvement project. This is a sliding scale matching grant, where the required matching funds are determined by income guidelines. This grant is for home improvements that will tackle blighting issues before they start or get worse!