Melbourne Main Street is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that works to cultivate partnerships to fuel Historic Downtown Melbourne as a preferred destination for authentic economic activity. Our mission is to revitalize and enhance the economic growth of Historic Downtown Melbourne by strengthening and showcasing the community’s positive unique characteristics.
MELBOURNE MAIN STREET APPROACH
Melbourne Main Street utilizes a time-tested framework for impactful, cost-effective, and community-driven revitalization for Historic Downtown Melbourne. Community transformation framework strategies and key areas of focus are outlined below:
Melbourne Main Street drives the Downtown economy with tools to assist businesses, catalyze property development, and create a supportive environment for entrepreneurs and innovators.
Build partnerships to address street-level homelessness
Communicate the interests of the public to the City of Melbourne for support and prioritization
Work with property owners to ensure a healthy and diverse Downtown Melbourne marketplace
Melbourne Main Street supports the transformation of Downtown by enhancing the physical and visual assets that set the community apart and create a safe, friendly, and inviting atmosphere.
Façade Grant Improvement Program
Maintain Historical Character
Melbourne Main Street creates a strong foundation for a sustainable revitalization effort, including cultivating partnerships, community involvement, and resources for Downtown.
Board of Directors comprised of individuals with diverse talents, connections and thought
Development of strategic partnerships
Effective placemaking and branding
Robust digital Assets
Melbourne Main Street positions Downtown as the center of the community and hub of economic activity, while creating a positive image that showcases the community’s unique characteristics.
Downtown Melbourne Sip & Shop
Downtown Melbourne Botanical Fest
The Flavor Experience
Downtown Melbourne Art Walk
Downtown Melbourne Sidewalk Sale
Downtown Melbourne Food & Wine Festival
Downtown Melbourne Tree Lighting Ceremony & Candlelight Shopping
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By partnering with Melbourne Main Street, you’re investing in the revitalization, economic vitality, visual transformation, and promotion of Historic Downtown Melbourne.