DDA Grant Programs

The Oxford DDA funds and administers two incentive programs to encourage investment within the downtown district.

These grant programs were developed to assist building and business owners with façade and sign rehabilitation projects. Successful applicants and grant awardees achieve great design while complimenting Oxford’s historic architectural fabric and improving the appearance of our community.

The grant program has been developed to encourage property and business owners to improve the appearance of Oxford’s commercial and business district.The program is funded and administered by the Oxford Downtown Development Authority, (DDA).

The intent of the Oxford Grant Program is to provide financial incentive for improving the exterior appearance of its buildings. This program provides an opportunity to preserve the architectural heritage of Oxford and enhance the unique character of the downtown

Facade Grant Form Download Form

The intent of the Oxford Sign Grant Program is to provide a financial incentive for improving the exterior signage on businesses within the DDA District.

There will be a $1,500 maximum Sign Grant. All grants awarded must be matched by the applicant. Grants will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis at the discretion of the DDA. Buildings may be considered for two sign grants, one in the front and one in the rear or on the side provided the existing sign Ordinances is followed. Submission of an application does not guarantee acceptance. The DDA Design Committee will review each application with final approval by the DDA Board.

Sign Grant Form Download Form

Oxford’s association with Main Street Oakland County also qualifies DDA businesses for free design assistance from Oakland County. Contact our office for more details!