From the District's website:
The District’s Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development on Monday announced it will make available $500,000 in grants for improvements along Great Streets corridors.All inquiries should be directed in writing only to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax number (202) 727-6703.
The funds are available for grants to property owners for facade and other improvements along H Street, NE, the 1100 block of Good Hope Road, SE, the 3600 block of Georgia Avenue, NW, and the 3100 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE.
The improvements are expected to help make neighborhood shopping districts more appealing for existing and new customers. The District anticipates providing reimbursable grants up to $20,000 each until this pool of funds are exhausted. Property owners will be reimbursed by the District upon regular submission of invoices, receipts and cancelled checks.
Applicants must submit a completed application to the District no later than Friday, February 29, 2008, no later than 3 pm. Applications are available for pick up at 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 317, Washington, DC 20004.
Great Streets Grant Application (PDF)
Readers: if you know a property owner along one of the above corridors (especially on Good Hope), please pass this information along to them!