1. Businesses in Greater Downtown New Bern are eligible to apply for the Main Street Solutions Fund grant. The purpose of the Solutions Fund is to provide maximum support to small businesses in designated North Carolina Main Street communities. Grant funds are used to assist planning agencies and small businesses with efforts to revitalize downtowns by creating jobs, funding infrastructure improvements and rehabilitating buildings.
  2. New Bern is part of the ElectriCities group. A benefit to being part of ElectriCities is that certain grant opportunities, including a facade grant, are available to Greater Downtown businesses.
  3. Swiss Bear, Inc. will be offering a façade grant to Greater Downtown businesses beginning 2018. Please check back later for application details.