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Invest in Downtown

Experience Mount Vernon is a 501c3, non-profit organization dedicated to the enhancement, beautification, and community development of Downtown Mount Vernon. Our mission is to energize and strengthen an authentic and uniquely downtown experience and we accomplish this mission through:

  1. Our flagship, community-wide events such as, First Fridays, Johnny Appleseed Festival and Winter in Downtown
  2. Downtown business support and development
  3. On-going beautification projects
  4. Strong community partnerships

Experience Mount Vernon operates on investments and the generosity of our community and corporate sponsors and we would like to invite you to become a 2023 Investor.

Investment Levels:

  1. Friends of Downtown Investor: $150
  2. Small Business/Small Non-Profit Investor: $175
  3. Mid-Size Business/Large Non-Profit Investor: $250
  4. Corporate Investor: $600

Your Investment Helps Support:

-Purchase of new holiday lights/decorations as needed;
-Installation and maintenance of all spring/summer plantings and mulch;
-Purchase and installation of bike racks in Downtown;
-General maintenance and beautification of Downtown Mount Vernon;
-Public Art projects in Downtown;
-Litter control and removal; 
-Overall Beautification and Upkeep;
-General operating costs;
-Downtown community development through EMV's flagship programs;
-Downtown Economic Development;
-Small business support; and
-Much more!



Thank you for your support of Experience Mount Vernon and Downtown!


Mount Vernon: Best Hometown


Talk about community pride... Take a look at this video made for the Ohio Magazine Best Hometown announcement. Don't miss this. Be sure to "share" with friends and family who live elsewhere. Thanks to Woods Media Productions for creating the video and to Ariel Foundation for making it possible.