Envision Williamston awards Phase II Facade Grants

The Envision Williamston Board of Directors recently announced the allocation of funds for Phase II of the Fa├žade Improvement Grant Program. A total of 22 awards were allocated to local businesses and commercial property owners. Funding was also available to support the unmet need portion for applicants under Phase I. In total, over $28,000 in matching funds is being awarded. Support for these grants was made possible through funding by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), the Palmetto Business Association and the Town of Williamston. Bringing together a variety of funders to form several public/private partnerships, the ARC has underwritten a total of seven project components for the town.