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North Sacramento Façade and Property Improvement Pilot


The North Sacramento Façade and Property Improvement Pilot (Façade Pilot) provides up to $30,000 for eligible exterior improvements to properties located along the Marysville – Del Paso Boulevard commercial corridor.

The purpose of the Façade Pilot is to help the North Sacramento small business and real estate community recover from the negative economic impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. By improving the physical appearance of corridor storefronts, the Façade Pilot aims to:

  1. Stabilize existing businesses;

  2. Decrease vacancies;

  3. Attract more visitors; and

  4. Spur new investment.

Round 1 Application Window is Open

Apply now, the City is accepting Round 1 applications from March 15, 2023 through May 31, 2023. While applicants must submit an online application via the Submittable platform, applicants can use this word document version  as a working application for pasting answers into Submittable.

The City anticipates opening four three-month application windows with approximately $500,000 available in each round. The City reserves the right to adjust the number of rounds and funding awarded at its sole discretion based on the applications received. Therefore, the City advises applicants to apply as soon as practicable.

The tentative schedule is as follows:

  • Round 1: March 15, 2023 through May 31, 2023
  • Round 2: July 1, 2023 through September 30, 2023
  • Round 3: November 1, 2023 through December 31, 2023
  • Round 4: February 1, 2024 through April 30, 2024


Please submit questions in writing by emailing Ginger Weagraff, Development Project Manager, at Staff will publish written answers via this Frequently Asked Questions webpage.