The mission of the Downtown Partnership is to promote and enhance the unique, authentic, and vibrant communities of Livingston County. The Partnership will enhance economic growth through programs and assistance in:
► Downtown revitalization and community development
► Preservation and enhancement of downtown buildings
► Integrated marketing of the existing businesses and community
► Entrepreneurship development and recruitment of new businesses
The following is a brief description of the Downtown Partnership components:
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Designated Downtown District
Programs under the Downtown Partnership apply to buildings and businesses within the boundaries of the designated downtown district which has been determined, for each member community, by a local committee with guidance from the Downtown Coordinator.
Design guidelines are developed by a local steering committee to preserve and enhance the community's unique heritage and character. All buildings or businesses requesting grant funding must comply with the Design Guidelines for their community. Click here to view the Design Guidelines.
Sign and Façade Improvement Program
Building or business owners may apply for up to $5,000 in matching funds for sign and/or façade improvements. All projects must comply with local design guidelines. Click here to view the program guidelines and application.
Position dedicated to the businesses and communities within the Downtown Partnership. The Downtown Coordinator assists with marketing, coordinating community events and community associations, administering grant funding, and supervising college student public relations internships.