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 will be used towards promotion, design, & economic vitality. 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.
All businesses located in the downtown district are welcome to take advantage of expert design assistance available through Main Street Iowa.
Other grant programs may be available from the state when funds become available such as facade grants and second story revitalization.
Curious about Elkader economics? Statistics, market needs, population information and more are available for Main Street Elkader members.
Main Street Iowa offers this program annually to help encourage business development efforts in Iowa’s Main Street districts around the state. Sustainable businesses that will grow and thrive is the desired outcome! The Open For Business competition is a chance for businesses within an Iowa Main Street district to compete for up to $20,000 to support their business development.
For more information on this and all other grants available for Main Street Elkader businesses and assistance with the application process, contact the executive director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Third generation, family-owned construction company specializing in road, commercial and residential, and municipality development.
Dairy farm equipment supply and service. Lely Center and GEA-Westfalia Surge dealer.
Certified Pilates instructor, Teri Ann Marting offers mat and reformer classes, operating out of G's Closet on Main Street Elkader.
Main street, upscale Aveda salon with hair stylists for men & women, massage, facials, nails and more.
Family dentistry proudly serving the Elkader area, located on Main Street in Elkader.
Dubuque-based family healthcare provider with branch offices in Dyersville and Casca
Seasonal burger stand serving mouth watering burgers, cheeseburgers, brats and hot dogs. Typically open April-October.
Pizza, Italian cuisine and salad bar offering lunch and dinner. Breakfast by Mornings on Main.
Local, family-owned restaurant serving a combination of American and Irish foods.
Family-owned bakery specializing in homemade bread, donuts, pastries, cookies and more!
Local Subway franchise, located on Main Street in Elkader.
Commercial and residential custom lighting manufacturer, creating high-end products that define space and emotion.
Main Street Elkader's own bridal shop with unique bridal gowns, mother-of-the-bride dresses, prom dresses, suit & tuxedo rentals.
Local appliance dealer and service.
Local organic farm producers located outside of Elkader, operating out of the Elkader Greenhouse during summer hours.
Family-owned, community bank with branches in downtown Elkader, Marquette, McGregor, Cedar Rapids, Swisher, Walford and headquartered now in Coralville.
Coin laundromat offering commercial-grade laundry machines, located in the industrial park of Elkader.
Local tax consulting, preparation and bookkeeping services.
Employee-owned NE Iowa bank with branches in Elkader, Monona, Postville, Waukon and Decorah.
Insurance agent, offering financial services and various insurance options.
Independent insurance agency, serving the Elkader-area for over 75 years. Our agency is a full-service agency offering coverage in auto, home, farm, business, bonds, life, health and crop insurance.
Professional, certified electricians. Family-owned, serving the Elkader area and surrounding NE Iowa communities.
Local Northwest Mutual agent offering services such as life insurance options and financial investments.
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.