Established in 1995, the Leavenworth Main Street Program, Inc. is dedicated to keeping downtown Leavenworth economically healthy through historic preservation and revitalization. Photos by Bobbie Shearman Photography
Leavenworth Main Street is committed to working with our members and all merchants downtown through the good times and the challenging times. To that end we know the coming months will be challenging. An understatement, I know. But a challenge can be overcome! We have collected a few resources you will find helpful.
CARES Act funding- posted August 24, 2020
The application portal for both Economic Development and Connectivity grants being made by the SPARK Task Force using CARES Act funds opened for review at 4 p.m. on August 13 at www.kansascommerce.gov/covidrelief/. Applications will be accepted beginning at Noon, on Wednesday, August 19th.
This funding will provide grants to small businesses and nonprofits that have incurred losses of more than 25% of revenues during COVID, among other eligible categories.
If you want to support our local businesses/ restaurants check out these links!
Leavenworth Times-Local Business Directory -Business & Restaurants operating in the Leavenworth and Lansing area. Call in, on-line.
Food in Leavenworth– Facebook page for Restaurants in Leavenworth
Leavenworth Food to go During COVID-19-Face book page for restaurants offering to go and delivery services
General Resources for Businesses/Restaurants
LCDC Webinar Summary – Secretary Toland April 2, 2020
PPP US Chamber COVID Small Biz Loan -April 2, 2020
Leavenworth County Development Corporation– list of government resources
Face Book grants
Food in Leavenworth– Face Book page
Across the nation, small cities such as Leavenworth have discovered that the Main Street approach can bring about dramatic change downtown.
The approach advocates improvements that create a positive, distinctive community image. Established in 1995, the Leavenworth Main Street Program, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to keeping downtown Leavenworth economically healthy through historic preservation and revitalization.
Downtown Leavenworth is home to more than 275 businesses. Our organization has played a significant role in keeping our central business district viable and attractive. Since 1995 our partnerships with businesses, building owners, the City and economic development groups have resulted in $71 million(December 2016) reinvestment in our downtown.
See All That Leavenworth’s Historic Downtown Has To Offer
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