Northside Revivals

Northside Revivals is a home improvement program which offers incentives to homeowners completing major remodeling projects valued at $25,000 or more. Financial incentives include a grant up to $3,000 and a 50% rebate on your building permit fees.

Program Requirements

Properties must be homesteaded, owner-occupied homes at least 50 years old. There are no income or housing value limits for participants of this program.

Eligible improvements include:

  • Facade Improvements
  • Building an addition
  • Building a sun room
  • Finishing previously unfinished space
  • Constructing a covered front porch
  • Converting an attached garage into livable space
  • Major kitchen, bathroom or basement remodels
  • Adding a bathroom
  • Reconfiguring living space
  • Siding, windows, mechanical updates, and roofs qualify only in conjunction with one or more eligible improvements.

This program requires a visit from a contractor to discuss and help plan your remodeling ideas.This service is largely discounted through the Northside Revivals program for a copay of $100.

Projects including two or more exterior upgrades are eligible for a grant up to 10% of the project cost, not to exceed $3,000.

Eligible exterior upgrades include:

  • Altering the roofline on the front of the house
  • Constructing a covered front porch or entry
  • Adding shakes, brick, or stone on the front of the home
  • Replacing the front door or garage door if they face the street
  • Other elements as approved

Projects that do not include eligible exterior upgrades are limited to a grant of up to 5% of the project cost, not to exceed $1,000.

Program Application

Contact Us

Courtney Kietzer
Program Coordinator
Phone: 507-625-4141

North Mankato City Hall
1001 Belgrade Avenue
North Mankato, MN 56003
Fax: 507-625-4151