The 2023 Takoma Safety Grant is available to businesses located in the Old Takoma commercial district in Takoma Park, MD near the Takoma Metro on Carroll Avenue, Maple Avenue, Willow Avenue, Westmoreland Avenue, Laurel Avenue, Columbia Avenue, Grant Avenue, and Ethan Allen Avenue.
The 2023 Safety Grant can be used for improving the security of your business/building including, but not limited to, interior and exterior security cameras, security systems (parts, installation and monitoring), interior and exterior lighting, exterior door replacement and other safety-related improvements. The maximum grant is $2,000. If you are a business or commercial property owner with multiple business/buildings to address, additional funding may be available.
Additionally, the grant money is available for the replacement of storefront windows subject to approval by the Montgomery County Historic Commission. Maximum grant is $10,000 with a 50% match required. If you are a business or commercial property owner with multiple buildings or businesses to address, additional funding and alternate payment options may be available.
The grant fund is limited and applications will be prioritized on project readiness, anticipated impact to business/property and a consideration of other safety investments made to business or building.
Application deadline is Friday, February 17, 2023.