The BID offers two successful matching grant programs to assist businesses with façade improvement grants and sign and awning grants.
Façade Improvement Grant Program for B.I.D. property owners and businesses in the district. The program offers matching grants up to $10,000 to business and property owners completing B.I.D. approved exterior building repairs and renovations. The purpose of the program is to stimulate exterior building repairs of existing commercial buildings in the district. The program is intended to produce positive, visible changes that impact the entire Hartland community.
Sign and Awning Grant Program offers matching grants up to $750 for new commercial signs and awnings.
Additional programs offered to BID businesses:
Business Loan Pool Program offering low interest loans for BID members.
Sandwich Board Sign Grant offering $50 toward the purchase of a sandwich board sign that meets Village requirements.
Education Certificate Grant offering $500 toward the completion of four small business courses at Waukesha County Technical College.
New for 2017! Co-Op Advertising Grant Program offers up to $300 per business for print, online, tv & radio advertising.