For BusinessesAllston Village Main Streets is proud to partner with a number of other non-profit small business service providers throughout Boston to ensure that Allston Village Businesses have access to a wide variety of small business assistance programs. Our primary partner is the City of Boston's Office of Business Development. Below is a highlight of some of our programs offered but don't hesitate to call us with any question!
ReStore- Storefront improvement program
The City of Boston offers a $2,000 grant in reimbursement for new signage, as well as design and architectural assistance and a $7,500 matching grant for structural facade improvements. Whether you are trying to update your storefront or open a new business this program is definitely worth taking a look at!
Permitting & Licensing
The permitting process is complicated for all business owners whether you are looking to open, expand or hold a special event we are here to help! In the mean time check out the City of Boston's Boston Business Hub
- a great online resource for permitting in the City of Boston.
These two programs work together hand in hand to help you cover the cost of new energy efficient appliances and keep your monthly electricity rates low and in the end... saving you money!