Town of Berryville
Central Business District Commercial
Building and Site Improvement Grants
Call for Applications
February 11, 2022
The Town of Berryville American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Implementation Plan provides for up to two hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($250,000) in reimbursement grants to the owners of commercial buildings in Berryville’s Central Business District who make qualifying improvements to their properties. The reimbursable grant limit has been set at twelve thousand five hundred dollars ($12,500) per principal structure (no more than two principal structures per parcel will be considered for grants/cost of site improvements will count against reimbursable limit for principal structure). Subgrantees will be reimbursed for the cost of agreed-upon improvements.
The Town will begin accepting applications for these grants on February 28, 2022. The Town will enter into reimbursement agreements until all funds have been committed or January 3, 2023, whichever comes first. All approved projects must be completed and all required documentation provided to the Town by December 15, 2023. Failure to meet the December 15, 2023 deadline will result in the termination of the subgrantee agreement without cost reimbursement.
To be considered for award of grant funds, property owners must submit one original and two copies of a completed grant application, detailed project narrative, and completed budget sheet to the Town by either of the following methods:
- mail to: Town of Berryville, Attention: Paul Culp, Town Clerk, 101 Chalmers Court, Suite A, Berryville, VA 22611, or
- hand-deliver to: Town of Berryville Business Office, 101 Chalmers Court, Suite A, Berryville, VA 22611, Attention: Paul Culp, Town Clerk
Town staff will meet with applicants to review and refine applications as needed. Town staff may request additional information from the applicant as needed. Once Town staff has determined that an application appears to be complete, a decision on the application will be rendered and communicated to the applicant within 30 days.
- Grant details
- Map of Berryville’s Central Business District
- Application and project budget form
Town of Berryville Central Business District Comercial Building and Site Improvements Grant Details, Map, and Application
The subgrantee agreement that will be used for this grant will be posted on the Town’s website no later than February 18, 2022.