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Financial Incentive Programs


CIP Financial Incentive Programs

The Township has four (4) financial incentive programs. A brief description of each program is provided below along with guidelines and the application.

General Program Requirements
Financial Incentive Program Application

Urban Design Study Grant

The purpose is to help ensure professional urban design studies and architectural design drawings meet with CIP Design Guidelines and help offset costs of preparing professional drawings.

Urban Design Study Grant Guidelines

Landscaping Improvement Grant

The purpose is to promote improved landscaping, driveway accesses and parking areas on private properties with particular emphasis on the public street edge in order to improve visual quality and create a more comfortable pedestrian environment.

Landscaping Improvement Grant Guidelines

Facade Improvement Grant

The purpose is to promote rehabilitation, restoration and improvement of the front, rear and side facades of commercial, institutional and mixed use buildings, including retail storefront display areas and business signage.

Facade Improvement Grant Guidelines

Ground Signage Improvement Grant

The purpose is to promote the upgrading or replacement of commercial ground signage.

Ground Signage Improvement Grant Guidelines


CIP Micro Loans Program - Community Futures Peterborough (CFP)

Community Future Peterborough has recently introduced the ‘CIP Micro Loans Program', which provides bridge financing for approved CIP project applications, up to $10,000. The interest rate is 5% for the first 12 months and 8% for the remaining amortization, up to a maximum of 36 months.

To learn more about this program, please visit the Community Futures Peterborough website.