Grant Information

Requirements and Information

Since 2011, the BHDA has approved grants to homeowners for exterior improvements as incentives to enhance the neighborhood. In 2023 the BHDA re-evaluated the program and made significant changes to simplify the application process and ensure our ability to adequately fund our homeowner grants. Please download and print the application.


BHDA Homeowner Grant Application 


Applications can be submitted via mail or email:
BHDA-Grants, P.O. Box 1952, Bethlehem, PA 18016-1952

Please direct questions or email application to


Helpful Details
– Applications for city permits, and HARB’s Certificate of Appropriateness, may be obtained at the Zoning Office located in the Department of Community and Economic Development in City Hall.

-HARB typically meets the first Wednesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in the Rotunda at City Hall.

-Refer to the submission guidelines and deadlines listed here.




Updated 1/31/24