02/21/2020- The City of Marinette is offering a little financial support for property owners in the downtown area looking to give their building a face lift. They’re now accepting applications for their 2020 Façade Improvement Program, which is a 50/50 grant offering up to $10000 for commercial and retail buildings in the City’s downtown or Menekaunee Harbor. The goal of the program is to encourage improvement that stress the historic significance and uniqueness of a structure through building restoration and the City will cover up to 50% of an eligible project’s total costs up to $10000. Applications for this first 2020 grant cycle are due by March 1st with project completion required by December 31st. You can find those applications on the city’s website under the Residents/Forms tab. For more information, call Marinette’s Community Development Office at 715-732-5139.