"Georgia Main Street has been synonymous with economic development and community revitalization. Georgia Main Street communities provide the impetus for business recruitment, building renovations, downtown events, tourism, partnerships, residential living, volunteerism, and historic district designation." - Connie Tabor, Toccoa Main Street
The Georgia Main Street Program began in 1980 as one of the original pilot state coordinating programs of the National Main Street Initiative launched by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The program launched with five local communities and has grown to serve 100+ communities statewide. Georgia Main Streets represent some of the strongest central business districts in the state and in the Southeast.
A Main Street Director. A board member. An elected official. A volunteer coordinator. A parent. Whether you’re one of these things or all of these things, one thing remains true: You are a leader.
But where are you on your leadership journey, and where do you go from here? This question exists at the heart of so many leaders. Everyone wants to know where they stand and how to get to the next level. And you are probably no different! This is why John Maxwell developed the 5 Levels of Leadership paradigm. Read More
New Manager’s Handbook
The Georgia Main Street Program has created a New Manager’s Handbook as a resource for both new manager’s and board members as they navigate their way through the world of Main Street. From strategic planning to historic preservation and from the four points to financial assistance this handbook will provide readers with an overview of how you too can utilize these resources to your community’s benefit.Read More
Number of Georgia Main Street Cities
Net New Jobs created in 2017
Completed Building Rehabilitation Projects in 2017
Total Volunteer hours invested in 2017
Total Private and Public Investment in 2017
Main Street of the Month
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Tier 2: Classic Main Street Program