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Jump off the Business Recruitment Train: The Real Returns are in Cultivating Local Entrepreneurship

January 14, 2021 | Jump off the Business Recruitment Train: The Real Returns are in Cultivating Local Entrepreneurship | By: Matthew Wagner, Ph.D., Vice President of Revitalization Programs, NMSC | Historically, whether it’s been traditional economic development or Main Street economic...


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The Grills Fund for Main Street Revitalization: Project Progress

January 13, 2021 | The Grills Fund for Main Street Revitalization: Project Progress | In May, eight Accredited Main Street America Programs received $10,000 each from the Grills Fund for Main Street Revitalization to implement innovative projects to address the current and/or legacy impacts...


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Calling all Main Street Programs! Congress Needs to Hear from You Today

December 2, 2020 | Calling all Main Street Programs! Congress Needs to Hear from You Today | Dear Main Streeters, As the country manages through another surge in COVID-19 cases, we are appealing to federal lawmakers on behalf of Main Streets and their small businesses. In the...


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New Research from Brookings and the National Main Street Center on the Value of Main Street Organizations

December 1, 2020 | New Research from Brookings and the National Main Street Center on the Value of Main Street Organizations | By: Mike Powe, Ph.D., Director of Research, NMSC, and Hanna Love, Senior Research Analyst, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution Downtown Wheeling,...


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Community Spotlight: Pop-Up Drive-In Movie Theater in Main Street Coon Rapids

November 12, 2020 | Community Spotlight: Pop-Up Drive-In Movie Theater in Main Street Coon Rapids | By: Katie Mason, Executive Director, Main Street Coon Rapids | The crowd gathered on Main Street to watch Trolls World Tour on the big screen. Photo credit: Main Street Coon Rapids An...


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New Webinar Opportunity: Creating Outdoor Spaces in Colder Months

November 5, 2020 | New Webinar Opportunity: Creating Outdoor Spaces in Colder Months | COVID-19 has forced us to be creative in the ways we support our main streets and downtowns as commercial and social centers by moving many indoor activities outside. This has been a great...


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The Second Round of the HartBeat of Main Street Grant Program is Now Open!

October 22, 2020 | The Second Round of the HartBeat of Main Street Grant Program is Now Open! | The second round of the HartBeat of Main Street Grant Program is now open! In partnership with The Hartford , we are thrilled to make funding available to help small business owners respond...


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Main Street America and The Hartford Award More Than $800,000 in Grants to Small Businesses

October 21, 2020 | Main Street America and The Hartford Award More Than $800,000 in Grants to Small Businesses | From left to right: Suspended Brewing Company in Baltimore, MD. Credit: Steven Norris; Citizen Vine in Folsom, CA. Credit: Lisa Gomez; Griff Goods in Opelika, AL...


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New Survey Results: How Small Businesses are Managing the Pandemic and Social Unrest

September 28, 2020 | New Survey Results: How Small Businesses are Managing the Pandemic and Social Unrest | By: Michael Powe, Ph.D., Director of Research, NMSC and Brittanii' Batts, Associate Manager of Projects & Research, NMSC | We encourage you to head over to The Point to discuss...


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Community Spotlight: Cash Mobs in Main Street Las Vegas

September 10, 2020 | Community Spotlight: Cash Mobs in Main Street Las Vegas | By: Abby Armato, Communications Coordinator, NMSC | Promotion for the weekly Las Vegas NM Cash Mob. Photo credit: MainStreet de Las Vegas MainStreet de Las Vegas has been successful in helping save...