410-9th Street
(Second Floor, City Hall)
Brandon, MB R7A 6A2

downtowndevelopment@brandon.ca

204-720-0342

Brandon Downtown Revitalization Incentive Program (BDRIP)

    Step 1

    This Grant Program is designed to support new and existing businesses in downtown Brandon. Whether you would like a new door/entrance for your storefront, want to develop a website or marketing campaign, or have another idea, we want to support you!

    This initial application will help us understand what you would like to do and how it fits with our Program Objectives.

    Using the Program Guide, please choose grant stream that applies to your business * Downtown Investment Program (Capital Investment)Business Improvement Grant

    If you are unsure which grant stream to select after reviewing the program guide, please contact us at downtowndevelopment@brandon.ca

    Step 2 - Business Information

    Legal name of business* (required):
    Operating name of business (if different than above):
    Business phone number *:
    Business email:
    Business website:
    Business number (BN) 9-digit:
    If you do not have a 9-digit business number, please contact us at downtowndevelopment@brandon.ca

    Business address

    Street Address:
    Street Address Line 2:
    City*:
    Province:
    Postal Code:

    Owner/Contact Person Information

    First and last name of owner:
    First and last name of contact person (if different from above):
    Owner/contact person phone number *:
    Alternate phone number:
    Owner/contact person email:
    Alternate email:

    Step 4 - Business Details

    Which of the following best describes the industry your business operates in?*: How long has your business been in operation?*: How long has your business been operating downtown?*: How many employees does your business currently have?*: How many employees does your business currently have working downtown?*:

    Is your business owned by someone who identifies as Black, Indigenous, or a person of colour (BIPOC)?*:

    Is your business woman-owned?*:

    Step 5 - Why downtown?

    Is your business:*
    If your business is an existing downtown business, please tell us what made you choose to stay here*:
    If your business is new to downtown, please tell us what made you choose to open here*:

    Step 6 - Project Options

    Please select the project options that you would like to have included in your grant (select all that apply)*:
    Please describe the commercial space improvement services you would like to have covered by the Grant Program:
    Please describe the façade and storefront improvement services you would like to have covered by the Grant Program:
    Do you have specific service providers that you are planning to work with on this project? (Please note that only expenses from service providers located within Manitoba qualify for coverage under this grant program)*:
    Would you like to receive a list of recommended downtown service providers that you could work with on this project?*:
    Are there any services you did not see listed in the Program Guide that would be helpful for your business? If so, please list them here:

    Step 7 - Project Options

    Please choose from the following list of program objectives and write a short summary of how your project will support them. Select as many or as few as you feel your project aligns with.*:

    Tell us how your project will create and maintain jobs in downtown Brandon.*:

    Step 8 - Other information

    Is there any other information that you would like to share with us?:

    Attach documents/pictures, etc. (maximum of 10mb/file):

    Eligibility Criteria

    Please indicate that you meet the following eligibility criteria:
    1. The existing, new, or expanded storefront, office or workspace must be within the boundaries of the Downtown Brandon Zoning Bylaw. If a business also operates outside these boundaries, only the location(s)/operation(s) within the boundaries qualify for grant funding.
    2. The business must have a valid and active Business Number and be in good standing with the Manitoba Companies Office or Corporations Canada.
    3. The business must not be in arrears for any municipal, provincial, federal, property or business taxes
    4. The business does not have any ongoing claims or outstanding judgements against it.
    5. The business must not be prepared for sale, closure, or dissolution at any point prior to receipt of grant funding. This includes, but is not limited to:
      • Announcing a permanent closure to their employees or customers
      • Holding a closing-out sale
      • Listing the business for sale

      By clicking "yes" below you are indicating that you meet the eligibility criteria listed above.
      Name of authorized business representative*"

      Applications will be reviewed in the order that they are received. All applicants will be contacted within thirty (30) days regarding the status of their application.