Envision Williamston reopens Main Street Challenge, facade grant programs


Envision Williamston, in partnership with Town of Williamston has reopened the Main Street Challenge New Business Program. The Main Street Challenge is an entrepreneurial start-up competition for the purpose of generating additional retail occupancy in downtown Williamston.

The Main Street Challenge offers an incentive package up to $5,000 for a new retail business or restaurant to locate in downtown Williamston no later than October 30, 2022.
Depending on applicants, there will be one award of $5,000 or two awards of $2,500.
Main Street Challenge applications are due March 15.

Envision Williamston has also reopened the Façade Grant Program which is designed to stimulate a limited number of additional improvements to the exterior of commercial buildings within the Town of Williamston.

Facade Grant applications must be turned in to the Envision Williamston’s drop box at Town
Hall between by April 30.

For information on either program, contact Envision Williamston Director Roberta Hamby at EWBoardMembers@gmail.com or by scheduled appointment at the Envision Williamston Town Hall office at (864) 847-7473.