Thrive Program for Outdoor Commerce and Beautification

Enhance Your Open Space

Your Chamber of Commerce, Business Improvement District, Civic Association or not-for-profit may be eligible to receive reimbursement of up to $10,000 for purchasing items including outdoor tables and seating, outdoor lighting, outdoor patio heaters, planters, durable safety materials and more.

Reimbursements Available
Grants are designed to foster economic viability, vibrancy and support of local businesses while increasing economic growth and business in downtown areas. The program provides funding to the following types of 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(6) organizations: Chamber of Commerce, Business Improvement District, Civic Association or not-for-profit.

  • Outdoor Dining/Commerce: Includes heaters, benches, tables, chairs, umbrellas, garbage receptacles, barricades, durable safety equipment, outdoor non-holiday-specific lighting, speaker systems and limited signage*.
  • Beautification Projects: includes planters, plants, mulch, landscape materials, rocks, flags, new gazebo construction and/or gazebo upgrade materials, winter seasonal décor.
  • Murals
  • “Welcome To” signage: PSEG Long Island recognition signage required.

Incentives to support the enhancement of outdoor spaces where local businesses provide outdoor dining and commerce.  

Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2023 program year, please check back in 2024 for updated program information.