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Business Improvement Grant

This project offer is part of an ongoing effort by the Walnut Chamber of Commerce to stimulate pride and improvement in our business properties. This is a first come first served offer, and with limited funding will be offered to three present businesses. All businesses located within the village of Walnut are encouraged and eligible for consideration of this Grant.


The requirements for this Grant are as follows:


  • Must be a paid Walnut Chamber Member.

  • Improvement plan application is to be presented in writing to Chamber, and will be considered at a regular monthly meeting.

  • All considerations are based on professional planning, equipment, and presentation.

  • The Chamber grant will provide funding of 25% with a $500 maximum disbursement.  This will be paid upon completion of project with appropriate invoice and or receipts.


The Walnut Chamber and Main Street Committee welcomes business participation of this project and encourages our Walnut businesses to get involved in our plans for improvement.


If your application is approved, completion of the project must be by November 13th, 2018. If your application is not selected, we strongly encourage you to re-submit your proposal for review next year.


Past recipients:


2016 - Mama T's and Konz Restaurant & Lounge

2017 - Walnut Acres Country Store

2018 - The Embroidery Shop & Dr. Fuertges (The Professional Building)




Application for Business Improvement Grant

Please return to Walnut Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 56, Walnut, IL 61376



Business Name __________________________________________________________________________________________



Short description of project ________________________________________________________________________________





Projected Cost __________________________________  Projected completion date __________________________________




Signature from Business Owner _____________________________________________________________________________



You can also download the application below:


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