The goal of the Downtown Smithfield Lighting Grant is to assist property owners and their tenants in creating an environment that is more pedestrian-friendly and increases the visibility of Downtown Smithfield businesses.

The incentive offered through this program will pay for the installation of timers to control lights in storefront windows that will be operated from sunset until midnight every day.



As a Main Street America Affiliateâ„¢, the Downtown Smithfield Development Corporation is part of a national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities that share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development.
Community ms vertical color logoSmithfield is a North Carolina Main Street community, designated by the N.C. Department of Commerce Main Street & Rural Planning Center. The Downtown Smithfield Development Corporation is charged with administering the program at the local level and building public-private partnerships to spur economic development that achieves measurable results such as investment, business growth, and job creation.