Grundy Center Chamber-Main Street

Mission Statement

Main Street Grundy Center invests in promoting the downtown district and preserving its history to strengthen the community’s economic vitality for businesses, families, and visitors to live, shop, work and play.

Vision Statement

Main Street Grundy Center is a model of success.  It is the heart of the community and a catalyst for historic preservation, fostering business and uniting people.



The Main Street Approach® was developed by the National Main Street Center, Inc. with the goal of economic development within the context of historic preservation. The following four points and eight guiding principles are integrated to create a positive, identifiable image for downtown districts.

Grundy Center has the honor of being designated as a Main Street Community by the Main Street Iowa Program. The mission of the Main Street Iowa Program is to improve the social and economic well-being of Iowa's communities by assisting selected communities to capitalize on the unique identity, assets and character of their historic commercial district.