City of Green Bay Tourism Event Grant
This competitive grant program has been established to provide direct operating and marketing assistance grants to organizations that host and operate existing or new tourism events that can demonstrate one or more of the following impacts:
•Significant visitor spending in the local retail, dining and entertainment sectors.
•Significant impacts to overnight hotel stays in Green Bay hotels.
•Significant attraction of visitors from targeted markets.
•Significant increase in visitors’ duration of stay in Green Bay.
•Direct impacts to the viability and success to local small businesses.
•Significant expansion of the scope of an existing event.
Eligible applicants include any organization that is responsible for hosting and operating an event within the City of Green Bay. Competitive applications will include events that can demonstrate a significant impact in terms of unique visitors and overnight hotel stays within the City of Green Bay on a per event or event year basis.
For more information, download the Tourism Event Grant Application.
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Commercial Facade Improvement Grant
The façade grant works to promote investment in the Targeted Impact Areas throughout the City of Green Bay by providing a financial incentive for businesses to invest in their property.
Community Support Fund
Economic Development Partners
Learn about the various economic development organizations partnering with the City of Green Bay.
Economic Development Revolving Loan Fund
The City of Green Bay offers the Economic Development Revolving Loan Fund (EDRLF) to assist minority-owned, women-owned, disabled-veteran owned, and small disadvantaged business with financial needs.
Industrial Revenue Bonds
The City is willing to work with eligible manufacturing businesses to secure industrial revenue bonds.
This program promotes vacant store fronts and office spaces for short term leasing opportunities.
Revolving Loan Fund
The City of Green Bay has capitalized the Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) with money from the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.
Check out information about the New Market Tax Credits program and the Federal Historic Preservation Tax Credits program.
TIF / BID Districts
The City has multiple active tax increment finance (TIF) districts and four operational Business Improvement Districts (BIDs).
Opportunity Zones are designed to spur economic development by proving tax benefits to investors. The City of Green Bay has 4 zones.
Learn more about this program dedicated to renewable energy and water conservation improvements here.