Signs & Awnings Program

The City of Pekin in conjunction with Pekin Main Street is pleased to extend the Signs and Awning Grant program into 2018. This financial assistance is meant to encourage businesses and property owners to invest in their property, make visible improvements to their storefronts, and contribute to the continued improvement of Downtown Pekin for visually and economically.

Building owners/operators within theTIF District can fill out an application HERE to receive 50% matching grants up to $2,500 for eligible costs. The pilot program is only available for a limited time. Participants now have until July 31, 2018 to complete their projects! 

For questions about the program or eligibility, please contact Mark Rothert, Assistant City Manager, at or 309-478-5371.