WHAT IS MAIN STREET SWIFT CURRENT?

The Main Street Saskatchewan Program is a provincially based program working to revitalize historic downtowns and neighbourhood commercial districts using a comprehensive, community-driven strategy called the Four-Point Approach.

Community Organization

Bringing community residents, merchants and other Main Street stakeholders together to work towards a common goal of bringing new life to downtown Swift Current.

Economic Restructuring

Strengthening the existing economy while developing ways to diversify and expand by introducing new compatible businesses and building uses.

Heritage Conservation

Creating an inviting, pedestrian-oriented downtown for people to shop, work and play. Rehabilitating historic buildings and encouraging new construction.

Promotion

Create awareness of the Main Street program through special events and promotions in the community.

WHY IS IT A GOOD IDEA?

Stimulates business start-up, creating new job opportunities.

 

Invests in historical building conservation and streetscape improvements.

 

Helps foster cultural and social activities which can lead to increased tourism.

“CALLING ALL DOWNTOWN BUILDING OWNERS”

Apply for funding to rehabilitate the historic character of your building. 

DEADLINE FOR NEXT GRANT APPLICATIONS IS AUGUST 15, 2017.