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Application period August 15-October 17, 2022

Funding for Capital Projects​

The Winona Chamber Foundation, in partnership with the City of Winona Community Development Office, applied for funds from the state for capital projects.  The application was successful and the Chamber will be accepting applications for grants to support capital projects for economic development in downtown Winona.  Businesses in the downtown area are eligible for funding for improvements to real property such as building construction, infrastructure, landscaping, design and engineering fees.


  • First, read through the grant requirements and guidelines to see if you qualify.

  • Fill out and submit the application by clicking on the button below. If you wish to fill out a paper copy instead, download it below and return to the Chamber office by October 17th. 

  • Once the application period closes on October 17th, the local review team will evaluate the proposal for eligibility, and the following criteria: 

    • Potential to increase the tax base 

    • Job creation and retention 

    • Feasibility (market demand, business plan, research) 

    • Readiness (project start date - commitment from contractors/banks)

  • This criteria is in alignment with funding priorities established by the granting agency.

Questions?  Email or 507-452-2272 

Rather fill out a physical form? Download below and return to the Chamber Office by Oct. 17, 2022

(902 E. 2nd Street, Ste. 120, Winona, MN 55987)

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