There are three district grants available
Under this grant program, a group of businesses who decide to start a district are eligible for branding services under the umbrella of the new Downtown Victoria brand. The DVBA will cover the $1,250 fee to develop the brand and visual assets that best represent the character and businesses of your district.
To assist with marketing your precinct, the DVBA will provide funding of 25% up to a maximum of $1,000 for the creation of marketing materials, advertising costs, photography or social media advertising campaigns. As with all applications for funding, requests must be made two months in advance and must include a detailed proposal including a timeline and a budget.
The DVBA has a program to encourage districts to invest in their spaces. Projects can include street furniture, decorative lighting, plants, public art, etc. The DVBA can contribute 25% up to a maximum of $2,000. Funding requests must be made at least two months in advance and must include a detailed proposal including a timeline and a budget.