Grants & Support

Grants and Support

The DDA helps to maintain and improve the economic health and quality of life in the downtown area through grants and support in the following areas:

Affordable Housing

Over 5 million dollars in affordable housing grants have been administered since 1997.


Support for the getDowntown program and full funding of the goPass!

Public Art

Matching grants for murals and other public art installations throughout downtown.


An annual commitment of over $500,000 to the City for the Court/Police Municipal Building


An ongoing grant program providing graffiti removal products to downtown property owners. Properties within the DDA’s boundaries are eligible to receive up to $100 per property for graffiti removal supplies purchased at Anderson Paint Company (2386 W. Stadium Blvd. or 4537 Washtenaw Ave.). Simply provide your property address when purchasing supplies and Anderson will bill the DDA up to $100.

Building Vault Fill Program

A pilot program in fiscal year 2020 to reimburse property owners for the fill and sidewalk repairs associated with closing and permanently abandoning an underground building vault in the public right of way. The program cap is $100,000 with up to $25,000 available per vault, based on the size of the vault.


Regularly Scheduled Meetings

Ann Arbor DDA Offices
150 South Fifth Avenue
Suite 301
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

Board Meetings

May 5, 2021 at 12PM

Ann Arbor DDA Offices
150 South Fifth Avenue
Suite 301
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

Non-Regularly Scheduled/Special Meetings

DDA Informational Meetings 2021

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 12PM
DDA Office

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 12PM
DDA Office


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