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Revitalizing the Community: Ashland Main Street

A grant to Ashland Main Street was to support the development of a downtown comprehensive plan which was supplemented with matching dollars.

Sandra Hedlund Tunnell, Executive Director of Ashland Main Street, reported, ''Receiving a grant from the Community Foundation gave our organization legitimacy in its first year, and gave us leverage while discussing our contract with the downtown consultant; knowing that our contribution to the Downtown Plan was funded through the Community Foundation, an organization that is fiscally responsible and community-orientated, made both Ashland Main Street and this contract more powerful.''

The Foundation is pleased to have been able to provide needed dollars as well as validation and confidence in the Ashland Main Street organization and its mission.



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Kristin Aspin
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