Ogden Legacy

Ogden Legacy

Craig Christensen – Ogden Legacy President

Vision: “Promoting economic, industrial, professional, and community welfare for Ogden.”

Mission: “Ogden will be a destination to live, work, and play, resulting in population growth, balanced economic growth, and increased quality of life for its residents.”

Board Members:

  • Craig Christensen, President
  • Leanne Samuelson
  • Jean Mallicoat
  • Ed Dobelis
  • Hans Boehm
  • Dr. Rick Elbert
  • Keith Berg
  • Nick Lentz
  • Lori Anderson
  • Denny Good, Ex-Officio
  • Kurt Phillips, Ex-Officio

2017 Priorities:

  1. Create opportunities for housing along with programs focused on the visual attractiveness of residential areas.
  2. Encourage new business, existing business expansion, and the improvement of the downtown area.
  3. Increase quality of life through recreational and community activities.
  4. Promotion, marketing, planning, and development of our committees and programs.

What we’ve done:

  • Helped expand Ogden Farm & Feed
  • Facilitated the building of Boone County Family Medicine in Ogden
  • In 2016, we granted $5,875 toward revitalization of downtown buildings, which spurred over $300,000 in building improvements.
  • In 2016, we granted $9,600 to help families with home improvements, which spurred over $40,000 in home improvements.
  • Created a revolving loan with Ogden Municipal Utilities to help fund those wanting to begin business and create jobs in Ogden
  • Purchased new “Ogden” signs, welcoming those driving into town


How to get involved: If you would like to get involved with Ogden Legacy and/or any of its committees, please contact Craig Christensen (craiger@netins.net).

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Business Assistance/Storefront Grant

The purpose of the Ogden Legacy Business Assistance/Storefront Grant program is to improve/expand existing businesses, attract new businesses, increase building values, and improve the general appearance of the downtown district.

Eligible projects include renovation or construction of an awning or a sign, construction, renovation, or improvement of a building storefront, demolition or cleanup of an existing building in the Ogden Business District.

The Ogden Legacy Business Assistance/Storefront Grant program will pay seventy-five percent (75%) of the total qualifying project costs up to a maximum of $2,500 per project.

Ogden Legacy Business Assistance Storefront Grant