We love historic downtowns!

Enhancing the economic, social, cultural and environmental well-being of historic downtown business districts in Missouri.

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Designated Missouri Main Street communities report economic impact in their districts each quarter. Cumulative totals for the program.


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Community Empowerment Grant Workshop

August 18, 2021


Wednesday, August 18, 2021 from 10 am to 1 pm

This workshop will be online as a webinar and you will be emailed the directions after you signup below. 

What could a 60/40 matching grant do for your historic commercial district? Any Missouri community interested in assistance to establish a Main Street organization or Downtown Revitalization program should attend this workshop. Only 7 grant awards will be available in 2021. Don't let this opportunity pass you by. All potential applicants must attend one Community Empowerment Grant Workshop. The grant workshop will explain the Main Street philosophy of revitalization and demonstrate the grant application criteria, materials, and process.  

This workshop is FREE, but RSVP is required. All materials will be emailed to attendees prior to the webinar beginning. You are able to view on a tablet, computer, smartphone, or dial in on your phone to listen to the conversation if your internet access is limited. You can submit questions during the webinar or ahead of time by email to ben@momainstreet.org

2021 Community Empowerment Grant Workshop Flyer

Applicants must send at least one person to this workshop. You can pre-register/RSVP for this event by clicking the Sign Up button below.

Workshop - No fee for attendees, but RSVP is required.

Community Empowerment Grant Workshops are supported by the
 and USDA Rural Development. 

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