Manager’s Handbook

While this handbook was created to help new Main Street Manager’s transition into their role, the resources identified in this document are relative to any Main Street Manager or Board Member regardless of their experience level. In this handbook you will find a breakdown of the Main Street Approach, an overview of benefits and requirements for accredited Georgia Main Street cities, a guide to financial resources, tax credit programs and grants along with a chapter dedicated to guiding managers through the strategic planning process.

Chapter 1- National Main Street Program
Chapter 2- Georgia Main Street Program
Chapter 3- Standards and Requirements
Chapter 4- Organizational Structure
Chapter 5- Strategic Planning
Chapter 6- Funding Opportunities
Chapter 7- Historic Preservation Tax Credits and Grants