(309) 266-5361 Village Hall - 120 North Main Street Morton, Illinois 61550

Building Improvement Grant Program

The Morton Building Improvement Grant Program provides small grants of up to $10,000 to commercial property owners and occupants for eligible exterior building, certain interior improvements, and signage improvements and up to $5,000 for design and engineering costs on a reimbursement basis.  The grant is open to any business or building owner located in the Morton Business District.  Please consult the map below to determine whether a business or building is located in the designated area.

The Morton Building Improvement Grant is funded through the Morton Business District Fund.  Application can be made monthly.  The application should be completed and delivered to the Morton Village Hall prior to the 15th of the month for consideration at the next upcoming Business District Development and Redevelopment Commission meeting.  Those meetings are normally held on the second Wednesday of the month at 4:00 at the Morton Police Station.  Applications are approved based on funding available for the fiscal year of application.  The Village fiscal year is May 1 through the following April 30.

There are additional requirements for this grant program.  Details and specific information is available at the Morton Village Hall, at 120 North Main Street.  You can also pick up an application form at the Morton Economic Development Council office at 415 West Jefferson Street, Morton.