Incentive Applications

Please download and complete the application for the program for which you are applying. Applications for the façade, sign, design, and business license credit are non-competitive grants available to current building and/or business owners located in the H-1 Historic District. The Downtown Florence Historic District consists of properties located in the 100 and 200 block of North Dargan, South Dargan and West Evans Street. Buildings located outside of the historic district, but still within the D-1 District may be eligible to participate in our MELP Loan Program and Loan Pool Program. Please refer to the loan pool map below.

Loan Pool Map

*Please be sure to complete the financial statement and disclosure for loan applications.

**Please submit at least 3 years of tax returns with any loan applications.

Please submit your completed application to: 324 W. Evans Street, 2nd Floor, Florence, SC 29501

Incentives:

Florence Façade Grant Application

Florence Sign Grant Application

Florence Design Grant Application 

Downtown Florence Low Interest Loan Pool Program & Application (up to $250,000)

Financial Statement (for all loan applications)

FDDC Micro-Enterprise Loan Program (MELP) Information

FDDC Micro-Enterprise Loan Program (MELP) Application

FDDC Disclosure Agreement (for all loan applicants)

Utility Incentives:

Application for Water-Sewer Reimbursement

Business Redevelopment & Historic Building Grant Programs:

Historic Building Maintenance Grant Application

Interior Up-fit and Maintenance Grant Application

Rent Subsidy Grant Application