The Shopfront Improvement Pilot Program (SIPP) has been established to assist business owners.
The Shopfront Improvement Pilot Program (SIPP) has been established to assist business owners with the cost of upgrading the look, vibrancy, and attractiveness of shop fronts and to encourage retail centre activation and engagement through a Council co-contribution, dollar for dollar project funding contribution with a maximum Council contribution of $2,000 ($4,000 project cost).
Applications open - 1 February 2023
Applications Close - 21 February 2023
Grant Assessment - 6 March to 10 March 2023
Works to be completed by - 14 May 2023
Acquittals due - 31 May 2023
Payments made by - 30 June 2023
Applications can be made by individual business owners or as a collective group where businesses aim to upgrade a larger space as one project provided the application fits with the objectives of the pilot program.