Heart of Jasper Announces Facade Grant Program Recipients

April 5, 2021

The City of Jasper FAÇADE GRANT PROGRAM in coordination with Heart of Jasper has selected its first recipients. Five facade projects will be awarded $10,000 each upon completion of the work and adherence to the Facade Grant guidelines.

The Facade Grant Program is intended to provide financial assistance for exterior building façade improvements in the Downtown and Riverfront Areas of Jasper, Indiana. The goal of the program is to stimulate retail growth and catalyze investment through enhanced aesthetics.

The five winners are as follows:

  1. Young Rental and Realty, LLC - 248 E. 3rd Street - Current Businesses: ACE Construction (fencing and roofing); Seven Seas Pet Store; Downtown Running and Fitness.

  2. Nohr Building - 413 Main Street - Current Business: Gary’s Barber Shop.

  3. Danny Brescher Housing LLC - 1112 Newton Street - Current Business: TRP Transmission

  4. Kundek LLC - 209 E. 6th Street - Current Businesses: Copper Fox, Illusions Spa, and Verkamp Law Office

  5. MH Properties LLC - 706-708 ½ Main Street - Current Businesses: Primerica Financial Services, Electric Graffiti Tattoo Studio, Milligan Communications, Yourstory Photography, Stephanie Wallace Photography

The Facade Grant Program will be awarding more grants in 2022. Guidelines and criteria to apply can be found at the City Hall or Chamber of Commerce. You may also download all information from HeartOfJasper.org or reach out to Kate Schwenk at info@heartofjasper.org.

About Heart of Jasper

Heart of Jasper is a new 501(c)3 non-profit organization formed through the nationwide organization Main Street America. The mission is to create the epicenter of activity for the community by leveraging existing assets, transforming those in need, and instilling new energy through creative programs and collaborative leadership. The vision is to create the best smalltown experience for all.