Downtown Investment Grants (DIG)

The Downtown Investment Grants are new in 2017 and funded through to the City of Washington through a municipal grant from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation. Main Street Washington has been tasked with administering this exciting opportunity. Property owners/Businesses who wish to apply must own/have permission of the owner to majorly rehabilitate their building and must be executing a project of $100,000 or more.  The DIG program requires a 3:1 match with a maximum award of $50,000.

Letters of Intent will be accepted in the Spring and Fall with the first deadline of September 1st, 2017 by end of business day. All projects will be walked through and discussed before official applications are disbursed. For more information on the program and to download the Letter of Intent, please click here.

For questions, please contact Sarah Grunewaldt 319-653-3918 or