The Town Council's primary objective revolves around enhancing and revitalizing business corridors. To this end, it is offering a grant of up to $5,000 to improve the aesthetic appeal of storefronts within the town. Eligible businesses must own and/or operate a storefront within the main business districts (see map below) of the Town.The application process will be open from March 1, 2024, through September 30, 2024 (or until the beautification grant budget has been fulfilled). The first round of review of applications will take place on April 15, 2024.

Please contact Brandon Burke with the Town of Parachute prior to document submission at 970-665-1149 or


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Community Development Specialist

Brandon Burke


Ph: (970) 665-1149

Fx: (970) 285-0292

Public Office Hours

Monday - Thursday

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Physical & Mailing Address

222 Grand Valley Way

Parachute, Co 81635


Maximum Grant
A maximum grant of $5,000 per property per grant cycle

Grant Match Required
A 100% match is required; e.g., $10,000 project = $5,000 Business Match / $5,000 Town Grant

Grant Uses
Grant may only be used to enhance the exterior appearance of the commercial property (i.e. paint, siding, sidewalk, facade, landscaping, etc.)

Project Deadline
October 31, 2024


Application Checklist
1. Drawings, to scale, that show the work being done.
2. Pictures of the building in its present condition.
3. Copies of any written estimates for the building / landscaping improvements.
4. All-inclusive list of types of plants, shrubs, trees, building materials, colors, etc.
5. Detailed budget for the project in its entirety.
6. Letter of support or proof of permission from the property owner / landlord, if the applicant does not own the property

Note, in order for your application to be considered, all items on the Application Checklist must be included in your submission.


Grant Payment
Upon approval of the grant application, payment will be disbursed as a reimbursement to the applicant upon submission of a duly completed reimbursement request following project fulfillment, with the deadline set for October 31, 2024, and subject to endorsement by the Town of Parachute.

Reimbursements Requirements
1. Reimbursement requests must be completed by October 31, 2024
2. Dated receipts/invoices marked paid.
3. Copies of canceled (cashed) checks
4. Before and after pictures of the project
5. All projects must adhere to the Town of Parachute municipal code/design guidelines.



This method does not require any printing or emailing. It does require you to upload supporting documents within the application. When you submit this application, it will be automatically routed to the correct destination.


This option requires you to download the fillable application and email it along with all supporting documentation, to Brandon Burke, Community Development Specialist at


This option requires you to print out the application and return it along with all supporting documentation in a paper format. You can mail it in, walk it in, or drop it off in the drop box after hours at the following address Town of Parachute | Att: Brandon Burke | 222 Grand Valley Way, Parachute, CO 81635