The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development will be accepting applications for new Designated Main Street Communities meeting the eligibility criteria in 2020.
In addition to becoming part of the Main Street America national, grassroots-led network, a Designated Virginia Main Street community receives an array of intensive assistance designed to advance its local revitalization efforts. Customized design assistance, access to state and national specialists, training on key downtown issues and ongoing marketing and promotions support are among the range of services provided to Virginia Main Street communities.
The application is available online here. Applications are due March 31, 2020.