Main Street Foundations Organization

Main Street Foundations: Organization



Organization creates a shared vision that converts the Main Street program’s mission into clear goals, defines the organization’s role in revitalizing the downtown or commercial corridor using an approach that fits the neighborhood, and builds structure for the board and staff. Organization also involves creating a strong foundation for a sustainable revitalization effort through the cultivation of strong partnerships, community involvement, and resources. 

Whether you are just beginning your journey as a Main Street leader or are looking to refresh your skillset, the Main Street Foundations: Organization video and accompanying resources are for you!   

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Dive Deeper

Click on the links below to dive deeper and learn more about Organization principles for Main Street communities. 

Cultivating Effective Leadership to Transform Communities, State of Main (Fall 2016) 

Fundraising Toolkit, Main Street America 

Volunteer Toolkit, Main Street America 

Community Engagement for Main Street Transformation, Main Street America 

Advocacy Toolkit, Main Street America 

Board of Directors Composition Matrix, Michigan Economic Development Corporation 

Measuring Impact for Main Street Transformation, Main Street America 

Browse Organization Courses, Main Street America Institute 

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Field Services

With decades of combined experience in the field of commercial district revitalization, our technical services team offers unparalleled support to local, city, and state-wide partners.


Main Street America Institute

The Main Street America Institute is our targeted professional development training program aimed to equip downtown and commercial district leaders with the tools you need.



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