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Economic Vitality

Mission:  To focus on capital, incentives, and other economic and financial tools to assist new and existing businesses, catalyze property development, and create a supportive environment for entrepreneurs and innovators that drive local economies.


     Business Resources 

  • Distribute & maintain a collaborative resource binder with annual events to new and existing businesses

Farm to Table Dinner

  • 50+ guests are served a meal & dining experience with all locally sourced food

  • Highlight of local farmers and farmers market

Business Sustainability & Recruitment

  • Consult & communicate with local businesses to connect them to customer data & foot traffic

Thank You to Our Volunteers

Colleen Sutton, Deb Fine, Kim Nyberg, Larry Newhouse, Margo Olson, Matt Wirth, Nicole Schell, Tara Cox, Tawana Thomas, & Valecia Crisafulli


Business Mentoring & Resource Binder

Economic Vitality is made up of local experts who volunteer to help keep businesses open in downtown Madison. Mentoring for new businesses, existing businesses, questions about local permits, connections, resources & more are available through this committee. Contact us today to learn more & to receive a Resource Binder! 

Farm to Table

This annual fundraiser supports MMSP & the Farmers Market of Madison. The event is organized to highlight our local farmers & artisans while enjoying an elegant meal around the Broadway Fountain. Check our events on the Home page to learn when this event will be held next.  

Business Recruitment

New businesses or existing businesses looking to come to Madison? We can help! Our MMSP board & Economic Vitality committee are made up of local business owners who can help you be open for business in downtown. Contact us today and let us help you tour available spaces, connect with business owners and more! 

Grocery Store Efforts & Farmers Market

EV & Madison Main Street are the non-profit pass through for the Community Grocery Store effort. Downtown Madison hosts the oldest and longest running Farmers Market in Indiana. Our committee has a running effort to support both of these initiatives to provide accessible fruits, veggies & nutritional items to downtown Madison.