The City Heart Shopfront Improvement and Access Fund will form part of Wodonga Council’s Business Support Package during the City Heart Revitalisation works.
A total pool of $150,000 will be made available over two years ($75,000 for stage one and $75,000 for stage two of works).
The aim of the fund is to:
- Encourage and facilitate shop owners, operators and landlords to improve their buildings through façade upgrades, thereby improving their presentation to the street.
- Encourage and provide a mechanism for shop owners, operators and landlords to address all abilities access issues to the frontage of their premises that can’t be resolved through construction works.
The fund will include two activity streams.
- $1:$1 matching grants up to $3,000 for shopfrontimprovements; and,
- $1:$1 matching grants up to $3,000 for internal all abilities access improvements within private buildings that cannot be corrected by the public realm (i.e. the footpath) works.
For more information, download the brochure here.
Find the online application form here.