Monticello Main Street | Become a Member

Become a Member

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

Membership to Main Street Includes:

Benefits to All Members:

  • Receive MMS electronic communications
  • Inclusion on membership list
  • Invitation to Annual Meeting

Benefits to Patron Members:

  • All aforementioned benefits
  • MMS membership decal
  • Business listing on website
  • Participate in downtown merchant events

Benefits to Supporting Members:

  • All aforementioned benefits
  • MMS website link to your business

Benefits to Organizational Members:

  • All aforementioned benefits
  • Featured business on website

We invite you to join us!

Membership to Monticello Main Street 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, Main Street 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 Main Street 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