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Overview: This Program is intended to provide Grants that will support long-lasting and predominantly exterior physical improvements to the appearance, accessibility and environmental sustainability of commercial or mixed-use commercial properties located within strategic commercial districts. Activities supported by this Program include:  
– Exterior building façade improvements;
– Exterior/interior improvements that achieve Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) standards;
– Exterior building/property improvements which improve appearance or functionality including those that enhance environmental sustainability of the building/property; and
– Limited interior mechanical/ventilation improvements for restaurant uses.  

Amount: The maximum Grant amount under this Program is paid on a matching basis (50%-50%) for eligible work. For maximum amounts and details please refer to the full Program description.  

Where: This Program applies within the following Community Improvement Project Areas: all Strategic Commercial Districts (including any Business Improvement Area (BIA) located therein)  

Goals: exterior physical improvements to appearance, functionality, accessibility and environmental sustainability