To continually increase the vibrancy and vitality of downtown Fond du Lac, the 2023 Experience Generator Grant Program is designed to attract businesses who contribute to the overall downtown experience. These business types include restaurants, retail shops or experience-based businesses. Examples of experienced-based businesses include, but are not limited to: indoor archery, museums, ceramic art studios, golf simulators, cooking schools, etc. These business categories contribute significantly to visitor and tourism spending and the overall liveliness of downtown. The $5,000 grant may be used for a variety of business startup expenses.