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Posted on: May 17, 2012

[ARCHIVED] The City of Frederick Awarded Community Legacy Funding

The City of Frederick was recently awarded $150,000 in grants through the State of Maryland’s Community Legacy program.

CONTACT: Susan S. Harding, Public Information Officer, 301-600-1385

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, May 17, 2012

The City of Frederick Awarded Community Legacy Funding

Frederick, MD -- The City of Frederick was recently awarded $150,000 in grants through the State of Maryland’s Community Legacy program. The grant, spearheaded by the Department of Economic Development, will fund two major projects in The City of Frederick.

The Carroll Creek Park project received $100,000 in Community Legacy funds, to be used towards the section of the Park between Carroll and East Patrick Streets. The City will issue a Request for Proposals for construction of this remaining section of the Park this summer. Construction is slated to begin in early 2013.

The Downtown Frederick Façade Improvement Program, administered by the Downtown Frederick Partnership, received $50,000 in Community Legacy funds. The Façade Improvement Program helps businesses and property owners make improvements to their store fronts and building facades. To date, the program has provided $129,000 in matching funds to support façade improvements Downtown Frederick. Painting, awnings, lighting and signage are some of the improvements that are reimbursable.

The Community Legacy program is administered through the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). The purpose of the program is to preserve existing communities as desirable places to live and conduct business and provide financial assistance to sponsors or designees for the development of Community Legacy projects.

DED is a full-service economic development department of The City of Frederick with the mission to create economic opportunity in the City through job creation, revitalization and reinvestment. To learn more visit or call at 301-600-6360.


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