Monticello Main Street | Become a Member

Become a Member

As a member of MainStreet you are automatically aligned with others who want to preserve the past and influence the future of Monticello. You can belong to Monticello MainStreet at one of five different membership levels, starting at just $50. Join us!

Membership to MainStreet Includes:

Benefits to All Members:

  • Listing in the Member Business Directory
  • A link to your website with a brief description of your business
  • Participation in all MainStreet events with no charge May Market
  • Promote your business through press releases and events
  • One year subscription to MainStreet newsletter
  • Opportunity to be the featured business on MainStreet website
  • Benefit from holiday decorations and flowers which enhance downtown businesses
  • Eligibility to vote for the election of MainStreet Board of Directors
  • Tax deduction for personal or business income tax returns.

Benefits to Silver Members:

  • All aforementioned benefits
  • Great networking and volunteer opportunities
  • Assistance with press releases and advertising

Benefits to Gold Members:

  • All aforementioned benefits
  • Acknowledgement in each Newsletter
  • Your name will be displayed on our website, banners, and rackcards for each event as a Program Sponsor

Benefits to Platinum Members:

  • All aforementioned benefits
  • Membership plaque to be displayed in your business

We invite you to join us!

Membership to Monticello MainStreet is open to anyone with an interest in the revitalization in the community.

Who should join and why?

  • Municipal Government - benefits with an increased property and sales tax.
  • Downtown Property Owners - realize increased occupancy rates, stable rent, and use of under-utilized space, receive information regarding the Federal Historic Preservation Tax Credits.
  • Downtown Business Owners - benefit from increased sales, business growth, and expansion.
  • Downtown Customers - benefit with more places to shop. The Community benefits by an overall improved economy, employment opportunities, and town pride.
  • Business Outside the Downtown Area - benefit from increased visitor traffic to the community, opportunities for cross promotion, and increased business through an overall healthier community.


Even if you are not a member or sponsor, or if you don't have time to serve on a committee, MainStreet always needs volunteers. We need your talents, skills and time. We appreciate any time and talent you can contribute. If you don't have the time to serve on a committee that meets on a regular basis, we'd like to know about things you would be willing to do on an occasional basis. Contact the MainStreet office to review our volunteer opportunities and see how you can make a difference in our community.

Sponsor an event

Main Street acknowledges sponsors on our special event promotional materials and signage.

Monticello Main Street
PO Box 392
Monticello, IL 61856
(217) 762-9318
(217) 762-9713 fax