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Support Main Street

2023 was a banner year for Historic Downtown Kendallville!

We can only execute on the mission of Historic Downtown Kendallville with the community's support. Your gift helps us build capacity and ensures the long-term sustainability of Historic Downtown Kendallville. Gifts are tax deductible! 

Since 2021, the city's Main Street organization has:

  • Been featured on HGTV’s “Hometown”

  • Partnered with the city on installation of new Pocket Park

  • Been designated as a PreservINg Main Street Community ($2M grant)

  • Become a stand-alone 501c3 non-profit with a full-time director

  • Established Historic Preservation District and Commission

  • Created a Heritage Trail to honor historically significant people and buildings

  • Logged thousands of volunteer hours

  • Leveraged over $2,500,000 in public and private investments, including $177,000 in infrastructure improvements

  • Added five new housing units on Main Street

  • Increased organizational assets by 86%

  • Leveraged $300,000 in funding to stretch the PreservINg Main Street grant to more property owners

  • Secured $55,000 in grants to establish a co-working space on Main Street (231 Main)

  • Rebranded to Historic Downtown Kendallville

  • Hosted many family-friendly events, attracting thousands of visitors and consumers to downtown

  • Developed new ways to explore downtown Kendallville and celebrate local history

  • Welcomed many new businesses to the historic corridor and reduced vacancies

Donate securely using the button above, or use this form and mail a check to:

Historic Downtown Kendallville
234 S Main St
Kendallville, IN 46755


Thank you, Community Partners!

95.5 FM The Hawk


AMI Investments

Jenna Anderson

Betty Lou Design & Graphics

Black & Ramer Insurance

Butler CPA

Century 21 - Patty Seutter

Community State Bank

Color Master Inc.

Community State Bank

Dependable Metal Treating Inc.

Teresa Gremaux

Don Gura, State Farm Insurance Agent


Mayor SuzAnne Handshoe

Brianna Hayden

Hearing Aids Plus+

The Hess Team - Hoosier Heartland

Hosler Realty

Hossinger Refrigeration

Tom Hullinger

Indiana Humanities

Indiana Landmarks

Jansen Family Dentistry

Jansen Law

Jill Jollief

Kendallville Rotary Club

Dr. Thomas E. Koerner

Lakeside Book Company

Dep Hornberger & Stephane Langelier

Elizabeth Roush Lichlyter

Love Me Two Times on Main

Gerald Mefferd

Noble County Disposal

Northeastern Center Inc.

Phoenix Office Machines

Pro-Fed Credit Union

Reliable Production

Alan & Jane Roush

Roush & Will

Quick Tanks Inc.

Shepherd's Family Auto Group

Stewart, Brimner, Peters & Lear

Strawser Brothers Construction

Tara Streb

Amy Terry

The Pure Dream

Tipton Law

Visit Noble County

Young Family Funeral Home

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