Downtown Smithfield Awning Grant

The goal of the Downtown Smithfield Awning Grant is to assist property owners and their tenants in improving the physical appearance of their buildings to encourage futher downtown revitalization.  The incentive offered through this program will provide funding for new awnings within the Downtown Smithfield Municipal Service District.  Applicants are encouraged to contact the DSDC prior to completing the application, as the DSDC may be able to offer further design assistance and cost savings.



As a Main Street America™ Accredited program, the Downtown Smithfield Development Corporation is a recognized leading program among the national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development. All Main Street America™ Accredited programs meet a set of National Accreditation Standards of Performance as outlined by the National Main Street Center.
Smithfield is a North Carolina Main Street Community, designated by the NC Department of Commerce and Main Street & Rural Planning Center.  The Downtown Smithfield Development Corporation is charged with administering the program at the local level and building a public-private partnership to spur economic development in partnership with the state agency. 
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