Mayor Bowser has announced over $4.7 million in awards through the Great Streets Retail Small Business Grant. Ninety-eight competitive grants to small business owners looking to improve their places of business have been awarded. Awardees represent the District’s diverse business community, from restaurants and retail to tech centers and creative economy spaces. There are 13 Great Streets corridors located across the District that aim to transform developing commercial areas into thriving and inviting neighborhood centers.
The Great Streets corridors include: Pennsylvania Avenue, SE; Georgia Avenue, NW; Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue, NE; Seventh Street/Georgia Avenue, NW; North Capitol Street, NW/NE; Rhode Island Avenue, NE; Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue/South Capitol Street, SE/SW; Minnesota/Benning Road, NE; Connecticut Avenue, NW; U Street/14th Street, NW; Wisconsin Avenue, NW; H Street-Bladensburg Road, NE; and New York Ave, NE. All fiscal year 2017 Great Streets grant recipients can be found at greatstreets.dc.gov.