Restore It Grant

2919 E 29th Avenue received a Restore It grant to replace an aging roof.

Funds to help restore heritage exterior fabric

Restore It grants help repair and/or restore original exterior fabric of a heritage building. This includes repairs to character elements such as wood windows, exterior trims and siding as well as reconstruction of lost heritage elements such as previously removed porches. If you have questions about whether your project will qualify give us a call or send an email and we can talk with you about your project. There is also a pdf link below with past projects that may help clarify the types of projects Restore It is eligible for.

Please visit the Heritage Energy Retrofit Grant page as the program now offers up to $1000 towards the cost of storm windows when you do at least one other energy retrofit.

Download a Grant Application form here

Receive a cash grant of up to 50% of the cost of your project, to a maximum of $1500.

Examples of past repair and restoration projects include work on original exterior shingles and siding, the repair of wood windows, vinyl windows being replaced with replica wood windows, porches, masonry repointing and repair, new roofs and gutters.

The unique masonry and stonework 1930 Mount Pleasant house pictured above received a 2014 Restore It grant. There were many layers of roofing material that needed to be removed before the roof could be replaced. Additionally, significant work was done to repair rotted fascia and replace the soffits.

Download a PDF file of previous Grant Recipient projects illustrating restoration and repair projects:
Restore It Grant Recipient Projects

This year's Grant Application deadline is February 1st, 2017

Read the stories of other Restore It grant recipients below.





Hawks Street restoration







West 2nd Avenue restoration



Don Luxton                    Al Diamond
Margot Keate West       Ivonne Voelkel
Hugh McLean                John Quinton
Karen Russell

Rebecca Bishop, Programming Manager
Judith Mosley, Executive Director