BUILDING BETTER DOWNTOWNS

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A Blueprint for Success

With the support of its investors and partners, 2013 was a groundbreaking year for Main Street Alabama. The organization hired staff, launched vital programs to support Designated Main Street Communities, established a Downtown Network program that serves as an introductory platform to downtown revitalization, and so much more. Now, the 2015-19 strategic plan is complete and Main Street Alabama is ready to build on this strong foundation. With the BLUEPRINT FOR SUCCESS, Main Street Alabama is focused on the future and ready to continue its efforts in BUILDING BETTER DOWNTOWNS.

Main Street Alabama invites you to review the strategic plan , see how it aligns with your personal or corporate goals and join the charge. Over the next five years, Main Street Alabama will focus on:

  • Improving community economic development outcomes
  • Increasing awareness and value of both Local Main Street Programs and Main Street Alabama
  • Delivering meaningful results through training and entrepreneurial development
  • Main Street Alabama needs your financial support to bring economic revitalization to downtowns across the state. Your investment will allow Main Street Alabama to continue its work, which includes specialized training and implementation of National Main Street Center’s highly successful Four-Point Approach®. This approach has proven results. In the past year alone, it has piqued the interest of over 25 communities statewide. Main Street Alabama’s five-year goal is to elevate 15 interested communities to Designated status and to add 25 communities to the Downtown Network.

    Alabama downtowns define this state, and are at the heart of its architectural and cultural heritage. Your support will allow Main Street Alabama to continue reaching its goals, offering services that position communities for success and bolstering efforts to regain the economic significance of their historic cores. To maximize the impact of your investment, Main Street Alabama leverages every dollar with in-kind contributions, other financial resources, and strategic partnerships.

    Join Main Street Alabama in BUILDING BETTTER DOWNTOWNS: BLUEPRINT FOR SUCCESS. Be a part of this growing movement to turn historic downtowns and neighborhoods into powerful economic development engines.

    View 2014-2015 Investor Report (.pdf file)

    Building Better Downtowns Honorary Chair, Governor Robert Bentley
    View Letter from Gov. Bentley
    "Main Street is a great way to bring the business owners and managers together to work toward a common goal...

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    We are proud to support Main Street Alabama's efforts to Build Better Downtowns.
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