JAMESTOWN – The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation (JRC) has announced the neighborhoods invited to submit final applications for the 2017 Renaissance Block Challenge (RBC).
The participating neighborhood clusters will be Weeks/Hotchkiss streets, Dearing Avenue, Widrig Avenue, Front Street East, and Front Street West.
In their final applications, participants are asked to outline the exterior improvements they wish to complete this year and acquired written estimates for their projects. Each property is eligible for matching funds for exterior improvements up to $2,000.The program encourages and rewards neighborhood groups to work together in an effort to reinvest in their own communities.
Final applications are due by Wednesday, March 8.
Aside from matching grant funding, participating homeowners have access to discounts from sponsoring hardware stores and garden centers as well as discounts on coordinated purchasing of materials, services, and design.
Funding for the Renaissance Block Challenge’s matching grants is being provided by the John A. and Oscar Johnson Memorial Trust.