Spencer Main Street Announces New Grant Program

A new grant program has been developed for business and building owners in Spencer’s downtown district.

Eric Meeter, President of the Spencer Main Street Board, says the Main Street Micros program will be offered twice a year…(audio clip below :17 )

Meeter says it will be a competitive grant consisting of a three to five minute video pitch with criteria based on the Main Street Iowa Open4Business Competition…(audio clip below :26 )

Meeter says the grant can be used for updating facades, as well as getting things up to code.

Applications can be found at SpencerMainStreet.com. Round 1 spring applications are due April 1st. Round 2 applications in the fall will be due October 1st.

(courtesy KUOO in Spirit Lake)