City of Raleigh Building Up-Fit Grant

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City of Raleigh Building Up-fit Grant

Cycle Opens Jan. 8! 

The City of Raleigh’s Building Up-fit Grant encourages growth and development by assisting small business owners with improvements, renovations, and/or additions to their commercial property.

Qualified improvements include:

  • Mechanical, electrical, and/or plumbing for build-out
  • HVAC, fire suppression, and costs of bringing the building up to code
  • Flooring
  • Lighting
  • Attached fixtures and/or installment of permanent fixtures, accessibility compliance, restrooms, utility upgrades, construction of new walls, and demolition of existing walls
  • Support mechanisms (roofing, foundation, support beams, columns, trusses, etc.)

With the new year and new cycle the City of Raleigh is excited to share the new Building Up-fit Grant FAQ! The purpose of the FAQ is to provide detailed answers to commonly asked questions about:

For complete information about the Building Up-fit Grant visit the websiteApplications will be accepted starting Friday, Jan. 8 until Friday, Feb. 5. Grant award winners will be notified by Friday, March 5.

Note: information submitted during the screening and application process is subject to public record requests.