Main Street is a grassroots initiative funded in part by individuals in the community, business sponsors, corporate contributions, local fundraising projects, grants and municipal government. Each local Main Street Program is responsible for securing its own funding, which should come from diverse sources and show […]
Missouri Main Street Connection partners with other entities to award grants yearly. These grants are available to communities with program agreements with MMSC and any additional requirements per the specific grant. Check out current grants on our Programs and Training page.
My community cannot hire a full-time Main Street director. Can we hire someone part-time or can a volunteer do the job?
A full-time Executive Director is desirable, but most new programs can afford only a part-time director or volunteer. The goal for new programs is to develop a working Board of Directors that operates efficiently and carries out effective planning and program implementation while building the