Grants

When the City of Galion receives grant funding which is available to community organizations or business owners, information will be posted on this page.

Downtown Revitalization Grant

Crawford County has received a $300,000 Downtown Revitalization Grant through the CDBG program, to be spent in Galion. Project funding is available to property owners within the target area at a cap of $10,000 per owner.

The City of Galion’s goal is to assist at least 20 owners with addressing code violations and making improvements to building façades. More projects will be funded as money allows. Grant funding must be spent by December 2019.

Eligible projects include, but are not limited to: 

  • Façade improvements
  • Roof replacement
  • HVAC system repair or upgrade
  • Tuck pointing
  • Window replacement
  • Electrical upgrades
  • Plumbing repairs
  • Handicap accessibility

If you intend to make alterations to the exterior of a building, we recommend reviewing the City of Galion Design Review Guidelines.

Applications are now being accepted. Click here to review the application and eligibility guidelines. If you prefer a hard copy of the packet, please stop by the City Building at 301 Harding Way East, or call 419-468-1857 to request that it be mailed.