When you give to Main Street Elkader, you give to a mission for seeing businesses, development, community, families and the economy grow in our small northeast Iowa town. We can't wait to have you join us!
Main Street Elkader has a vision for Elkader to be a model of success; a place where people come together and work together to enhance a standard of living that fosters all generations through the creation of an artful and historic downtown.
The Main Street program works to implement within our community...
- Economic development
- Historic preservation
- Educational opportunities
The program values each business and each individual. Main Street Elkader projects and events are coordinated to create a sense of place and to enhance quality of life. We look to you as business partners, community members and friends to invest in the Main Street Elkader program to foster change and growth in our community.
You can choose the level at which you wish to support our organization! Donate online or in-person at the Main Street Elkader office within City Hall.
Your contributions are tax deductible and will be used towards daily operation, branding, events, downtown beautification, historic preservation, business recruitment and retention, housing development and more. We sincerely appreciate your support in making Elkader a vibrant, strong, and growing community. We value all volunteer efforts and financial support; at whatever level, you can provide.
Thank you for your support in Main Street Elkader!
Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals, provide more opportunities within the community, and improve overall organizational functions for Main Street Elkader. Donations are tax deductible.
Your investment supports community transformation by enhancing the physical and visual assets that make our historic riverside downtown unique.
Elkader's history is essential to our past and future downtown success. Financial support of Main Street Elkader supports historic preservation education, awareness and historic rehabilitation efforts.
Main Street Elkader hosts many events throughout the year. These events bring the community together, stimulate downtown economy, and position our downtown as the center of the community and hub of economic activity.
All businesses located in the downtown district are welcome to take advantage of expert design assistance available through Main Street Iowa. These services are free of charge and businesses are provided with professional design renderings.
All businesses located in the downtown district have access to free business support resources with a Business Specialist through Main Street Iowa. These services include trainings, 1:1 business consultations, succession planning support, and much more.
Your support of Main Street Elkader helps us keep our Accreditation with Main Street Iowa and Main Street America. Through our association with both of these organizations, we are eligible for additional downtown grants.
Main Street Elkader works to create a place where people want to live, work, play, and serve. Your funding helps us continue to grow our programming and grow our volunteer marketing and recruitment efforts in order to get more people involved and engaged within our community.
Main Street Elkader investors receive special recognition on our website, social media platforms, and at our events. We also provide additional business to investors during luncheon events, vendor events, or for other various needs.
Elkader's small town size and values paired with big city offerings and dreams sets us apart. Your investment helps Main Street Elkader continue our rich history of downtown success while allowing growth of our community and downtown rehabilitation efforts. Your investment keeps our downtown alive and thriving!
Dairy farm equipment supply and service. Lely Center and GEA-Westfalia Surge dealer.
Family dentistry proudly serving the Elkader area, located on Main Street in Elkader.
Elkader-area hospital including clinic, emergency and pharmacy services.
Seasonal burger stand serving mouth watering burgers, cheeseburgers, brats and hot dogs. Typically open April-October.
Sports bar and grille on Main Street Elkader.
Outdoor store offering outdoor gear as well as as a full coffee and waffle bar with locally roasted coffee.
Locally owned coffee shop and bistro serving homemade soups, sandwiches, ice cream and more!
Local tax consulting, preparation and bookkeeping services.
Automotive service and towing.
Insurance agent, offering financial services and various insurance options.
Private, non-profit organization providing services to disabled adults, intellectual disability, mental illness, and other
developmental disabilities. Services include residential supports and supervision, work activity and day habilitation services.