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Main Street Accelerator

Leadership Development Training

Main Street Accelerator

Main Street Accelerator is an action-oriented leadership development program focused on helping communities better their downtown by implementing a specific project, such as launching a new initiative or addressing a challenge.

During the virtual, 6-month Accelerator program, participants will learn and practice the nationally proven Four Point Main Street Approach; sustainable and inclusive development practices; project management; and community engagement.

Learn more about the program or view the curriculum outline for key dates.

Next Steps

Applications are open from September 21st – November 3rd!

The application contains the following questions:

  • Point of Contact Information
  • Team Contact Information
  • Please describe your challenge or project. (500 characters)
  • Please describe your team. Have you worked on a project together previously? Why is this team the right team? (500 characters)
  • Why is now a good time to participate in Main Street Accelerator? (250 characters)
  • What do you hope to accomplish by participating in Main Street Accelerator? (250 characters)
Download the Program Outline

Questions? Email Kristen Lopez or call her at 860-280-2074 to discuss whether this program is right for you.

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