Facade Program

The purpose of this program is to improve the visual appearance and economic vitality of the Balch Springs by encouraging the exterior improvement of commercial / retail / office structures. The goal is to strengthen this area, improve safety, and make it more aesthetically appealing to community residents and visitors to the area. The improvements by existing businesses may act as a catalyst for widespread revitalization throughout the community.

The applicant must match the grant amountdollar-for-dollar.  While some projects may exceed $10,000 in total cost, the maximum reimbursement grant from the Balch Springs Economic Development Corporation is $5,000. Program funds are a portion of the Balch Springs Economic Development Corporation Type A sales tax funds.

View a detailed description of the program (PDF), including information on project eligibility, application and approval process, review standards, and necessary applications (PDF) and other forms.

For additional questions regarding this program, please contact Effie Donaldson with the Economic Development Department office at 972-913-3004.