Tampa's Downtown

Grants

Downtown Dollar Program

The Downtown Dollar is a new stimulus program for ground-floor businesses located in Tampa’s Downtown.

This program is held on the first Wednesday of every month in Lykes Gaslight Square Park from 11:30am- 1:30pm. Between those hours, visitors can pickup a Downtown Dollar voucher for $10 to be used that day (or the following Thursday) at any  participating Downtown businesses.

To find out more about how your business can be a participant Downtown Dollar Program, click here. Have questions? Please contact the Tampa Downtown Partnership at 813.221.3686 with any questions.

Activate Downtown Micro-Grant Program

The purpose of the Activate Downtown Micro-Grant Program is to create unique, publicly accessible activations in the public realm. The proposed projects must enhance the downtown experience via the arts and/or social good.

Activation: the act of enhancing the public realm through sensory experiences (ie: art, color, sound, food, play)

To find out more about the Activate Downtown Micro-Grant Program, click here. Have questions? Please contact the Tampa Downtown Partnership at 813.221.3686 with any questions regarding your application.

See what past recipients have done with their Activation Grant to improve Tampa’s Downtown:

Storefront and Sidewalk Café Grant Program

The purpose of the Tampa Downtown Storefront and Sidewalk Café Grant Program is to support and encourage more investment in the street level appearance and activation through storefront and sidewalk cafe improvements.

To find out more about the Storefront and Sidewalk Cafe Grant Program, click here. Have questions? Please contact the Tampa Downtown Partnership at 813.221.3686 with any questions regarding your application.

Tampa’s Downtown Reinvestment and Relief Fund

Tampa’s Downtown Reinvestment and Relief Fund (“REfund”) Grant Program is to provide critical financial support to small businesses impacted by COVID-19. The funds for this program are provided by the Special Services District to serve the immediate needs of Downtown at this time. The grant period is now closed for this program.

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