SAGE Store-Front Grant - Chelsea SAGE Store-Front Grant - Chelsea

Putting your best face forward

The SAGE Store-Front Grant Program can provide grants of up to $10,000 for façade improvement (outside) projects at your business. The Store-Front Grant Program is a Matching Grant Program—all grant funds must be matched dollar for dollar by the property owner. Store-Front Grants will only be awarded to property owners for commercial property located in the SAGE service area.


  • February 1, 2019
  • May 10, 2019
  • August 30, 2019


  • February 12, 2019
  • May 21, 2019
  • September 10, 2019

104 store fronts, to date, have received the SAGE Store-Front Grant Program with a total investment of over $1,000,000.00 in Eastside business façade improvements.


  • Complete SAGE Store Front Grant Application
  • Property must be zoned appropriately for the proposed use
  • Project must be approved and permitted by proper governmental authorities
  • Provide a project budget and task list
  • Provide financial statements for your business covering the last 12 months
  • Provide proof of availability of matching funds
  • Provide a current lease and tenant information if you do not operate a business on the property that you own.


  • All grant funds must be used for façade improvements. Façade improvements include anything on the exterior of the building. Special consideration will be given to projects that include landscaping or other items that improve the community streetscape.
  • 75% of the grant funds must be spent on projects visible from the street



Criteria Max Points
Need of Applicant 20
# of Jobs Created 20
Total Project Value (ROI) 10
Visual Impact 30
Owner Occupied 20
Total Points 100
SAGE Application Process
SAGE Application Process
SAGE Application Process
SAGE - Store Front Grant
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  • Upon completion of this application and submission of all required documentation, this package will be forwarded to the SAGE Grant Review Committee for review and if recommended by the committee, will be presented at the next SAGE Board meeting for approval by the board. Before any funds are disbursed, the applicant must sign a form verifying that the funds received will be used only as stated in this application.

    Agreement: By signing below, I/Authorized Agent for applicant certify that the information on the applicant and it's principals contained in this application and on any attachments is representative of the applicant's current financial condition. I further certify that the property identified in this application is not subject to any tax, mechanics or other liens not identified in this application and that this business and all listed owners are in good standing with all local, state and federal taxing entities. I also certify that no tenant will be required to provide (outside of their normal lease payment) any portion of the matching funds for this grant. San Antonio for Growth on the Eastside or its agents may verify information contained in this application. The application and any other information furnished will remain the property San Antonio for Growth on the Eastside. I understand that any grant funds awarded are provided in part by the City of San Antonio through a contract with San Antonio for Growth on the Eastside.

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