Business Improvement Grant

The Berrien County Chamber of Commerce Business Improvement Grant Program is available to Chamber members wishing to make improvements to their business. The Business Improvement Grant is intended for for-profit businesses located within Berrien County. Grants may be awarded for interior and exterior improvements (painting, landscaping, signage, lighting, etc.). Grants will not be awarded to assist with daily operations of a business i.e. staffing, rent, utilities, inventory, etc. The grant is a matching grant with the maximum award of $500, funded by the proceeds from the Rodeo. In order to be eligible to apply for these grant funds, a business must be a Chamber member in good standing with the organization. 

Business Improvement Grant applicants are required to submit a description of their project to the Chamber prior to beginning the project in order to be eligible to receive grant funds. For a list of rules and Business Improvement Grant applications, you may download the application, visit our office inside the Berrien County Administrative Building, 201 North Davis Street, Nashville, or call 229-686-5123.

Print application and mail to the Chamber:
PO Box 217, Nashville, GA  31639.

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We love seeing the beautiful historic buildings in town being restored and preserved and used for Economic Growth! Mr. S. G. Solomon took advantage of the Business Improvement Grant offered to Chamber Members to give his building a fresh paint job and new awning! If you want to learn more about this grant or Chamber Membership give us a call 229-686-5123!

These updates are currently being made. Check back soon for a picture of the finished building!

The Historic District of Nashville follows certain rules and regulations to preserve the historical features of the town. Please be aware of Historical Guidelines if your business falls into the Historic District on the map below. You must have approval from the Historical Society before your project will be considered for the Business Improvement Grant.

Historic District Boundary Map

Historic District Guidelines