Vacant Shopfront Activation Grants

Applications for 2022 are now closed. Grants recipients will be announced soon.

At Frankston City Council we are tenacious with our commitment to providing investors with the tools they need to enrich our city.

Frankston City Council in partnership with the Victorian State Government are offering a grant program specifically to attract new businesses to vacant shopfronts across the city. The Grant is designed to financially assist with transforming properties into confident, sustainable and attractive spaces that create new business for Frankston City and surrounding suburbs.

With exciting commercial, hospitality and retail space opportunities, superior connectivity, a buzzing city centre and proximity to Melbourne’s most pristine bay beaches and open spaces, Frankston City is redefining what’s possible for new business and investment.

With $100,000 on offer, Grants of up to $20,000 are now available to make your inspired business idea a success in Frankston City.

Vacant-Shopfront-Activation-Grants-Guidelines-2022(PDF, 1MB)