St. Louis Development Corporation is excited to announce the commitment of $1 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) for small businesses and commercial property owners to help improve of the character and physical appearance of commercial building facades (building exteriors) and commercial district public improvements in targeted Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Areas (NRSA).

Request For Proposal (RFP) Application Profiles for
Individual Buildings & Business Owners due August 17, 2018

The Neighborhood Commercial District Improvement (NCDI) Program is soliciting proposals from July 11 through August 17, 2018 from qualified business owners, commercial building owners, non-profits, and community groups to request CDBG funding to enhance the exterior appearance of commercial buildings and support the beautification of commercial districts.

Community Informational Sessions
Register to attend a Community Informational Session
Community Forums

Interested applicants may ask questions and learn more about the Program and Proposal process at three (3) Community Informational Sessions. Questions and responses from these Informational Sessions will be posted to the Frequently Asked Questions and Answers page by August 10, 2018. Community Informational Sessions will take place:

Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 6 p.m.
O’Fallon Park Rec Complex
4343 West Florissant, 63115

Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 2 p.m.
William J. Harrison Center
3140 Cass Ave, 63106

Monday, August 6, 2018, 10 a.m.
Thomas Dunn Learning Center
3113 Gasconade St, 63118

The funding of the NCDI program is financed wholly through a grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Community Development Administration under the provision of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 (Pub L, 93-383 42 USC 5301 et seq.).