Franklin County Main Street Program
The Franklin County Economic Development Corp. is committed to assisting with the resurgence of main streets and downtowns in Franklin County. Among other activities, FCEDC seeks and has been awarded funding from a variety of state and non-profit grant programs to provide financial assistance to commercial and mixed-use renovation projects. Click on the tabs below to learn more about specific funding opportunities.
- Main Street Program
- Downtown Malone
- Downtown Saranac Lake
- Park Street Tupper Lake
Main Street Program
In general, most profit and non-profit businesses and organizations can apply for funding assistance. Eligible renovations include facade renovations and restorations, the creation or renovation of commercial space, and the creation of new residential units. Renovations must meet local design guidelines and standards, the NYS Building Code, and NYS historic preservation standards. Grants are awarded on a reimbursement basis. There is an owner match requirement that varies based on the program.
Downtown Saranac Lake
The Franklin County Economic Development Corp. has accepted bids for the following projects: