Revitalizing Delaware’s Downtowns

Delaware understands the contributions your small business makes to the revitalization of a community.

The Delaware Economic Development Office encourages you to see how your entrepreneurism and innovation can have a positive impact on Delaware’s historic downtowns.

Downtown Delaware is a resource center within the Delaware Economic Development Office that aims to educate business owners on business development, vacancy reduction, and proactive planning for selection and placement of retail goods and services in commercial business districts throughout Delaware.

Neighborhood Building Blocks

For information regarding the next meeting of the NBBF board of directors, click here.
NOTE: Please check this website periodically for updates.

Other Information: Deadline for grant application submissions for the current round of applications was December 19, 2016. (PLEASE NOTE: The NBBF is NOT currently accepting application. Nevertheless, the most recent application, which includes an overview of the NBBF, may be downloaded here.)

Several public meetings were held during the month of September 2016. To view the NBBF presentations and program notes for the workshops, click here.

For NBBF regulations, click here.

Questions may be directed to Diane Laird at or by calling 302-577-8477.