Business Facade Improvement Program
Looking better all the time
The Business Façade Improvement Program was developed in partnership with the Northern Development Initiative Trust to support local businesses with renovating, refurbishing and improving their business exteriors.
The program provides businesses an opportunity not only to create a positive impression for people passing through and residing in our community, but also to encourage people to stop, shop, and explore the unique local businesses residing in Mackenzie’s commercial core as well as our residential areas. The program has been expanded to include accessibility improvements (ramps, wider doors etc.) to the outside of the building.
Why Apply for the Business Facade Program?
Are you a business owner in Mackenzie that wants to improve your location's exterior? The Business Façade Improvement Program was created to support local businesses in an effort to renovate, refurbish and improve their business exteriors so that visitors to Mackenzie are encouraged to stop and create a positive impression for people passing through and residing in our community.
The opportunity for businesses to enhance and improve store fronts and streetscapes will encourage people to utilize the local business services, thereby increasing revenues for our business sector.
Each year a building may access the Business Façade Improvement program for new/incremental façade improvements. Projects must have a minimum total cost of $1,000.
Want to know more?
Click on the yellow rectangle below, named "2023 Program Guide & Application Form".
Program Guidelines & Application Form
Regional District of Fraser-Fort George - Business Façade Program
The Regional District of Fraser-Fort George is offering the Business Façade Improvement program to businesses located in any of the seven the electoral areas.
Eligible businesses can qualify for a 50% reimbursement grant up to $5,000 for exterior improvements.
2021 Business Façade Projects
Mackenzie Elks Lodge
Received $5,000 for windows and exterior painting.
D Doolittle Pet Care
Received $5,000 for exterior painting and updated lighting.
Town Centre Mall/Ydenberg Properties
Received $1,778.50 for signage.
Victory Square/Napa Building
Received $5,000 to paint the exterior building.
Gino's Tires and Towing
Received $931.14 for signage.
Alexander Mackenzie Cold Beer and Wine
Received $2,290.36 for signage.