Image Enhancement Grant for Historic Building Renovation

The Service & Retail Sales Tax grant fund is implemented by Valley City Ordinance No. 800 under the authority of NDCC 40-57.3. In the case of the Image Enhancement Grant for Historic Building Renovation, the monies raised by a 5 percent of one percent sales tax are to be used to assist in the rehabilitation of retail and service businesses, including but not limited to, structural renovations or improvements and expenditures that will enhance the overall image of the business while protecting the historic integrity of the building.

The grant award generally does not exceed $15,000 with a 1/1 cost ratio shared with the applicant.

Awards will be based on specific program guidelines that target building renovation for buildings 50 years old or older within the Central Avenue commercial district shown on the attached map.

To apply, submit completed Image Enhancement for Historic Building Renovation Application and fee for credit check to:

Visitors Committee
City of Valley City
P.O. Box 390
Valley City, ND 58072

Fax: (701) 845-4588

 

Image Enhancement Grant

The Image Enhancement Sales Tax grant fund is implemented by Valley City Ordinance No. 800 under the authority of NDCC 40-57.3. The monies raised by a 5 percent of one percent sales tax are to be used to assist in the expansion and start-up of retail and service businesses, including but not limited to, structural improvements, equipment and expenditures that will enhance the overall image of the business and the commercial districts of the community. The grant award generally does not exceed $5,000 with a 1/1 cost ratio shared with the applicant. Awards will be based on specific program guidelines that target appropriate building renovation and job retention/creation.

Project Maximums: Landscaping $1,000; Signage $1,000; Appropriate building renovation $5,000 total grant funds.

Any service/retail business located in the lots immediately adjacent to the entire length of Main Street or the Central Avenue lots shown on the attached map may apply for grant funds for business improvements.

Ineligible applicants:

a. Government or Quasi-Governmental Agencies*
b. Churches
c. Non-profit Healthcare
d. Housing
e. VC Public Schools
f. VC Park District

*Exclusion for up to 25% of grant funds may be used by the City annually for three years for streetscape
projects.

To apply, submit completed Image Enhancement Application and fee for credit check to:
Visitors Committee
City of Valley City
P.O. Box 390
Valley City, ND 58072

Fax: (701) 845-4588

 

Food & Beverage Grant

The Food & Beverage Tax grant/loan fund is implemented by Valley City Ordinance No. 795 under the authority of NDCC 40-57.3. The monies raised by a one percent food & beverage tax are to be appropriated as grants/loans dedicated to the attraction of visitors to Valley City, Barnes County and Sheyenne Valley Region.

Any Valley City, Barnes County or Sheyenne Valley Region; for profit or non-profit; individual, business or
organization meeting the attached guidelines; may apply for grant/loan funds for tourism projects.

To apply, return the completed Food & Beverage Application to:

Valley City Visitors Committee
City of Valley City
P.O. Box 390
Valley City, ND 58072

Fax: (701) 845-4588