Category: Local Incentives, Business Expansion
AGENCY: Economic Development Department (EDD), Economic Development Division
DESCRIPTION: MainStreet provides technical assistance, services and resources to its affiliated non-profit organizations for downtown revitalization and redevelopment. It does so through the Four Point ApproachTM of the National Trust Main Street Center, providing strategic planning and implementation in Design, Organization, Economic Positioning and Promotions.
ELIGIBILITY: MainStreet requires a public/private partnership between the municipality and a downtown revitalization organization. When openings are announced for state program affiliation, the applicant community needs to file a letter of interest, go through an evaluation and assessment process and ranked based on the community’s readiness to be accepted into the state program.
STRUCTURE: The Program has salaried employees, as well as a contract staff of professionals bringing expertise, skills and knowledge into the affiliated communities to implement projects, programs and activities in the Main Street District.
• New Mexico Main Street Program works with communities of all population sizes
• Communities must raise funds for the general operations of the organization and paid staff.
• Visit the Mainstreet page at
http://ww1.edd.state.nm.us/index.php/community/category/Join%20New%20Mexico%20MainStreet/, the homepage at www.edd.state.nm.us, or call (505) 827-0168.