Community Event Grant Program
Are you a thriving business on Main Street? Do you want to host a community event on Main Street but don’t want to fork up too much cash? Well we are here to help!
MainCor has developed a Community Event Grant Program to help get your next event on Main Street going!
Main Street is bursting with culture and thriving businesses. Attracting people to this part of Midtown is a great way to promote current businesses as well as create opportunity for potential new development. MainCor has allocated $2,000 for a community event grant program. The purpose of this grant program is to encourage businesses along the corridor to host events and draw people to Main Street.
The funds would be matching funds (half of the total cost)up to $500 per event/year unless otherwise discussed. Applicants must be within MainCor’s boundaries. An applicant may submit multiple applications per year.
The application must be submitted for approval at least60 days before the event. Within 60 days after the event, the applicant must fill out a spreadsheet form that lists receipts and provide receipt copies to verify the expenses before reimbursement will be awarded. Reimbursement will be given to applicant within 30 days after paperwork has been received.
The event must be open to the public and promoted metro-wide. Events could include: fairs, walks/races, art shows, celebrations, etc. All city permits/requirements must be met.
- Salaries, event coordinators, etc.
- Food and beverage
- Purchase of equipment/capital investment
- Entertainment (music, performers etc.)
- Equipment, tent, space rental
- Office supplies (postage, printing, etc.)
- City permit fees