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Rally Your Community to Order In, Help Out

February 16, 2021 | Rally Your Community to 'Order In, Help Out' | Now more than ever, the local restaurants that make our Main Streets thrive need our support. That’s why we’re thrilled to let you know about a new campaign from American Express designed to help rally communities around...


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Registration is Open for Main Street Now 2021!

February 10, 2021 | Registration is Open for Main Street Now 2021! | Join us April 12-14 at the Main Street Now Conference for three days of immersive online content and networking opportunities. You’ll hear from national thought leaders, leading Main Street experts, and local...


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New! Main Street Resiliency Grant Program

January 26, 2021 | New! Main Street Resiliency Grant Program | Main Street programs have demonstrated time and time again over this past year how essential they are to the health and vitality of their local communities. You’ve not only supported your small businesses, but also developed...


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Now Open: Nominations for the Mary Means Leadership Award

January 14, 2021 | Now Open: Nominations for the Mary Means Leadership Award | Since its founding, the Main Street program’s success has depended upon the vision and determination of leaders committed to community transformation. To celebrate these directors and recognize the...


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Just Released! Main Street's Comeback

January 12, 2021 | Just Released! Main Street's Comeback | We are excited to announce that Main Street’s Comeback and How It Can Come Back Again , the new book by Mary Means, is now available. Covering more than 40 years of the Main Street revitalization movement, the book recounts the...


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Announcing the At Your Side Small Business Grant Program

January 12, 2021 | Announcing the “At Your Side” Small Business Grant Program | As small businesses continue to weather the challenges of the pandemic, we’ve teamed up with Brother International on a grant program to provide support. The “At Your Side” Small Business Grant Program will...


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2020 Year in Review: A Letter to the Network

January 8, 2021 | 2020 Year in Review: A Letter to the Network | By: Patrice Frey, President & CEO, NMSC | Main Street America Network, Unfortunately, this week – like so many in recent memory – has brought with it renewed national anguish, with the violent insurrection at the...


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Main Street America and The Hartford Award More Than $430,000 in Grants to Small Businesses

January 6, 2021 | Main Street America and The Hartford Award More Than $430,000 in Grants to Small Businesses | Top photo from left to right: Bricolage Art Collective: Paducah, KY, Credit: Landee Bryant; Curitiba Art Cafe: Fredericksburg, VA, Credit: Curtiba Art Cafe; MiLadies...


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Announcing the Main Street Forward Awards

December 16, 2020 | Announcing the Main Street Forward Awards | The events of the past year represent what could have been an existential crisis for America’s Main Streets. The converging impacts of COVID-19, national and local reckoning related to racial justice and equity, and...


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Main Street America and Brother Announce New Collaboration to Support Small Businesses

December 8, 2020 | Main Street America and Brother Announce New Collaboration to Support Small Businesses | Main Street America and Brother International are working together to support small businesses and amplify the importance these enterprises play in communities across the country....