Downtown Local Marketing Micro-Grant

This micro-grant is now closed for applications due to the number of applications received.

This important program is funded and supported by the Mayor’s Standing Committee on Community Economic Recovery. The program aims to support downtown businesses interested in increasing their marketing presence through websites, social media, signage, and print ads during 100 Street Construction. Eligible applicants can apply for funding for the cost of approved marketing elements up to a maximum of $500.

Marketing Elements

  • Marketing and promotional material
  • Radio
  • Social Media campaigns
  • Movable signage
  • Other creative marketing initiatives

Program Eligibility

  • Applicants must operate a storefront business or nonprofit in the Downtown Development Permit Area (highlighted on the map below)
  • Hold a valid business license
  • First-come, first-served basis (Limited micro-grants available)

Note: For successful applicants, you will need to obtain all required permits and licenses for special events and signage.

Questions? Reach out to or call 250-787-8150 for assistance.

Application Form

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Provide a detailed description of the proposed marketing elements you’d like to incorporate into your business. The elements must be approved by the City prior to purchasing items.

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