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What Is Curb Appeal?

The City of Fort Wayne's Community Development Division announces CURB APPEAL, a pilot program which provides matching funds as an incentive to property owners to repair and/or enhance the exterior appearance of their property. The program is available to owners of residentially used properties within the eligible neighborhoods listed below.  Participants in the program must provide a minimum of 20% matching funds for any project request. 

Projects that are awarded must be completed, and reimbursement requests submitted no later than 4:59 pm on September 28, 2023. 


How Do I Apply? 

The Curb Appeal Program is now CLOSED and applications are no longer being accepted.


How Do I Get Reimbursed? 

Curb Appeal is a Reimbursement Program

Curb Appeal Request for Reimbursement (ENGLISH) Fillable Form PDF - HERE

Curb Appeal Request for Reimbursement (SPANISH) Fillable Form PDF - HERE


What Are The Program Guidelines? 

Program Guidelines are available (ENGLISH) HERE.

What is the Eligible Area:


Properties located within the Curb Appeal boundaries are eligible. The property must be located in one of the following neighborhoods:


Existing Community Development Action Plans
Brookview Civic Spy Run West Central  
Historic Northeast Neighborhoods Planning Area
Forest Park Northside North Anthony  
Packard Area Planning Alliance Neighborhoods
Broad River Courts of Woodhurst Creighton Home Fairfield
Fairfield Terrace Belmont Fairmont Foster Park Harrison Hill
Hoagland Masterson Illsley Place Oakdale Poplar
Sherwood to Pettit South Wayne Southwood Park West Rudisill
Williams Woodland Park Woodhurst    
Northwest Neighborhoods Planning Area      
Bloomingdale Five Points Hamilton Lincoln Park
Nebraska North Highlands    
Southeast Strategy Neighborhoods       
Anthony Wayne Branning Hills Casselwood Terrace Crown Colony
Colonial Heritage Congress McKinnie Continental Park East Central
Eastland Gardens Eastside Greater McMillan Harvester
Hickory Grove Hillcrest Hoevelwood LaRez
Lafayette Place Memorial Park Morningside Terrace Mount Vernon Park
Oakland Park Oxford Pettit Rudisill Pontiac Place
Renaissance Pointe Rolling Rose Rudisill Plaza South Calhoun
South Suburban Civic Southtown Meadow Southwick Village Suburban Heights
Trier Ridge Victoria Park Village Green Village of Wayne Trace
Village Woods Westchester  Williams Park  


Each eligible neighborhood or neighborhood area was selected because it has recently or is actively involved in developing a neighborhood plan in partnership with the City of Fort Wayne’s Community Development Division and the Neighborhood Planning and Activation Workgroup.


Who Do I Contact With Questions?

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* The City of Fort Wayne Community Development Division reserves the right to deny any application for any reason.