Downtown Fredericksburg would not exist without your investment in its buildings. Because of this, FVMS is invested in providing property owners with resources, opportunities and solutions that focuses on the historic preservation of our beautiful downtown while ensuring your properties are safe, usable and practical for your businesses and residents.
Walk through any Main Street community and you will see refurbished facades with new paint, re-exposed store windows, repaired brickwork and new awnings for example. Fredericksburg VA Main Street, Inc. will assist facilitate design assistance for improvement projects funded by VMS and provided to commercial property owners by Frazier Associates. Learn more about grant availability and procedure.
The preservation and enhancement of the Main Street district buildings will help to preserve the historic integrity of Fredericksburg, VA and provide a rich cultural foundation for the community and for the long term success of our organization.
Fredericksburg Virginia Main Street received a Virginia Main Street’s Downtown Investment Grant in the amount of $25,000 and a match of $25,000 from the Fredericksburg Economic Development Authority for the exclusive purpose of funding a revolving loan fund to offer financial incentives and capital to entrepreneurs and/or property owners for building restoration, preservation and rehabilitation and community revitalization in the Fredericksburg’s Main Street District. Awards are limited to maximum of $5,000 with first round of applications being accepted from December 15 to January 31, 2019. First awards are estimated to be dispersed in by early March. For more info, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org. See Program Guidelines and Application for specifics.