Invest in Ottumwa

The health of downtown is an indicator of the overall health of the community.

 

An investment in Main Street Ottumwa is an investment in the future of Ottumwa. 

Help fund our daily operations so we may continue to provide support to our downtown businesses and property owners.

Learn more below about the positive changes that have been made in through the work of Main Street Ottumwa.

Endowment

If you would like to donate to or sponsor a specific event or project, please contact Main Street Ottumwa to discuss current opportunities.

Projects

Donations

Main Street Ottumwa Accomplishments

PRIVATE INVESTMENT

Property Acquisition:  $3,569,700
Property Improvements:  $16,012,772
Building Rehabilitation Projects:  229

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Net New Businesses:  53
Net Jobs Created:  394
Full-time Employees:  867

DOWNTOWN CULTURE

First-Floor Vacancy: Down 15.5%

New Upper-Story Housing Units: 59

Second-Floor Vacancy: Down 26%

The Main Street Ottumwa Endowment fund is part of our long-term financial planning strategy to ensure our mission will be maintained for years to come.

Your tax-deductible donation will be valuable for the continued preservation, rehabilitation, and beautification of Downtown Ottumwa.

 

To discuss donation levels, recurring donations, or estate planning gifts, please contact Main Street Ottumwa at 641-682-3465.

Friend

$0-499

Patron

$500-999

Fellow

$1,000-4,999

Partner

$5,000-9,999