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Involves creating a strong foundation for a sustainable revitalization effort, including cultivating partnerships, community involvement, and resources for the district.

Organization Resources



Available Resources

Board and Volunteer Development


Budget and Funding

Hiring Main Street Staff


Main Street Directors Roles & Responsibilities

Main Street Meetings
Main Street Policies, Procedures, and Regulations​


Prepare & Respond​ 


Funding Guide

Organization Video Trainings

Leverage NC:  Training Webinars

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Leverage NC is a resource designed to further local government economic development efforts through a carefully curated catalog of educational offerings and expert resources. Leverage NC provides cities and towns, statewide the tools needed to strengthen local economies and support enhanced business opportunity back at home.

Leverage NC is made possible through a partnership between The N.C. League of Municipalities (NCLM), the N.C. Department of Commerce and its Main Street and Rural Planning Center, the N.C. Downtown Development Association, and the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources Historic Preservation Office.

Organization Award Winning Projects