Fulton Block Builders has been receiving strong support from community members, foundations and businesses. With the newest support coming from the Great Outdoors RV Superstore. President Bill Clark is seen holding the Fulton Block Builder (FBB) sign after presenting Linda Eagan, FBB Administrative Director, with a check for the 2018 Block Builder -Block Challenge and Paint Fulton grants.
Each participating property owner in a Challenge Block is eligible to receive a dollar-for-dollar match on exterior improvements (visible from the street), up to $1,000. If $500 is spent, a $250 match will be made. If $2,000 or more is spent the match will be $1,000. (minus taxes). If $5,000 is spent the match will be $1,000. Blocks of people must apply together and show a strong sense of community.
Paint Fulton provides City of Fulton residents with a selection of historic color schemes to use for painting their homes. In 2018, ANY HOMEOWNER in the city will be eligible for grant awards that use these historic colors. Homeowners can fill out a simple application, and if the project is completed by October 31, 2018, will receive up to $500.00 reimbursement check. Awardees will have a photo of their home featured on the Fulton Block Builders website and Facebook page.
For 30 years, The Great Outdoors has been serving the RV lifestyle needs of Central New York’s communities, with locations in Fulton, Brewerton and Auburn. As the area’s most complete RV dealership, The Great Outdoors offers Recreational Vehicle sales, service, rentals and accessories. They are known for their selection, aftermarket service and customer satisfaction. “We want to thank all of our customers for helping make The Great Outdoors, Central New York's premier RV dealer. Giving back to those communities we serve is just one way that we do that” said Bill Clark. “Supporting a movement like the Fulton Block Builders is good for all of us, whether we live in the city limits or not. Increasing street appeal, developing neighborhood pride and giving all residents the opportunity to live in a thriving community benefits everyone. We are glad to get behind such a worthy grass roots effort.”
IMPORTANT DATES REGARDING 2018 Fulton Block Builders:
• Wednesday, April 18, 2018 – Final applications and Paint Fulton applications are due
• Monday April 30, 2018 – Fundraising match for the Shineman grant must be raised
• Tuesday May 1, 2018 – FBB grant awardees announced & home improvements begin
• Wednesday October 31, 2018 – awardees must complete their work