Funding for the StRIVE Program has been reallocated to the COVID-19 Recovery Grant Program. Please visit for small business resources including COVID-19 Recovery Grant Program Information.



Santa Rosa Improvement Vitalization Enterprise

Santa Rosa County has developed a new grant program designed to help ease some of the financial burden of updating the facade or signage of your small business. If you are a small business owner anywhere in Santa Rosa County, you may be eligible for grant funds up to $5,000 for facade improvements, including signage.



Grant funds can be used for:

  • Exterior Painting
  • Exterior Lighting
  • New Windows & Doors
  • New or Replacement Awnings
  • Restoration of Architectural Features
  • Parking Improvements
  • Screening & Fencing
  • Sprinkler System
  • Signage
  • Soft Costs (licenses, permit fees etc.)