Made on Main

Made on Main

In partnership with OneMain Financial, we are committed to supporting innovative community transformation projects though the Made on Main grant program.


Calling Community Changemakers

We partnered with OneMain Financial to bring you Made on Main Street, a grant program that will provide six $25,000 Community Action Grants for innovative community transformation projects led by inspirational leaders across the country.

The Details

WHAT: We’re coming to help you improve your Main Street. We’re giving away six Impact Grants of $25K each to help improve local communities. We’ll provide the funding and an event in your town to celebrate your upcoming contribution to the community.

WHO: We are seeking dynamic community members with ideas to improve their communities. Non-profit organizations with roots in the local communities and an idea they need financial backing to achieve.

HOW: Have a great idea to improve your community? Live in Ohio, Michigan, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, or Georgia? Apply via the Made on Main Street online application.

WHEN: Submissions accepted until April 30, 2018. We’ll announce the winning grants by May 15, then work with each grant team to host one community celebration in each city throughout the summer and fall, 2018. Grant winners have 24 months to complete their projects.

QUESTIONS: Attend MSA and OneMain Financial’s informational webinar on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at 1pm CT, or write/call us at or 312.610.5605.



Grant Guidelines

Learn more details including information on eligibility and rules & regulations.


Project Toolkit

Check out examples of projects for ideas and inspiration.



The application period begins on March 26 and runs through April 30, 2018.