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Welcome to MainStreet DeLand! The Best Downtown Around!
Downtown DeLand is an award winning MainStreet community where we have learned to cherish that which is special about our past while still planning and moving into the 21st Century. MainStreet DeLand has many dedicated merchants and volunteers who work daily to maintain a lively and economically successful downtown.
We invite you to see for yourself what makes MainStreet DeLand so special. Spend a day downtown browsing our shops and galleries; dine at one of our great restaurants; have a coffee pick-me-up in one of our specialty coffee shops; enjoy one of our many events. You won't be disappointed!
As a non-profit (501-C-3) corporation, MainStreet DeLand is dedicated to supporting and enhancing the economic development downtown while protecting and promoting DeLand's historic heritage.
Formed in 1985, MainStreet DeLand is celebrating 30 years of success. In fact, DeLand was the first community to receive the MainStreet designation in Florida. Moreover, our community was the recipient of the "Great American MainStreet Award" and has been voted as the best MainStreet in Florida five times.
Downtown Grant Applications
Applications Accepted Beginning: Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Application Deadline: Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at 4:00 p.m.
The CITY OF DELAND, through the MainStreet DeLand Association, is now accepting applications for six competitive grant programs designed to encourage building improvements within the downtown redevelopment area. A total of $10,000 in grant funds is available to be awarded among the six different CRA Grant Programs. There is also $15,134.50 available for the City Gateway Grant Program.
Grant application packages are available from MainStreet DeLand Association located on the first floor of the Fish Building located at 100 N. Woodland Boulevard, Suite 4, DeLand, or from the third floor reception desk at DeLand City Hall located at 120 South Florida Avenue. Applications and more information are also available at the link below:
Where should you go to shop, dine and be entertained?
The Definitely DeLand branding concept was developed by the MainStreet DeLand Association's Promotion Committee, Definitely DeLand graphics developed by Adam Icenogle, llustrator/Designer, video created by award-winning Director, Edson Pacheco.
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