Partner with Us


Partner with Main Street Hartsville and help us grow our business and retail base, support promotional and entertainment events and improve the vitality of our historic downtown. Main Street partners have access to a wide variety of assistance, including marketing, promotion and networking. Our four committees outlined below provide their expertise to partners. Learn more about our purpose and how to get in touch, in our About Us section.  We invite you to partner with us as we make Hartsville an even better place to live, work and play!

Partner Tools

Partnership Benefits


  • Free link on the Business Partner’s page
  • Referral assistance for branding and signage
  • Eligibility for special grants
  • Social media training and assistance
  • Listing in our Downtown Dining and Shopping Guide
  • Spotlight in our newsletter “Around Town” as well as on this site
  • Preferred sponsorship opportunities, cross-promotions and advertising discounts
  • Vendor booth space at our monthly Hartsville Farmer’s Market on East Carolina Avenue
  • Invitation to our partner’s socials
  • Invitation to our annual meeting

Four Point Approach and Committees


Below are the committees which make up our four point approach. We need engaged members of the local community to volunteer for the committees which will direct activities and advance our purpose of a thriving downtown Hartsville. Those interested in volunteering for committee service may complete this short  volunteer form.

Important Resources and Documents

Here are some helpful documents and links that you’ll want to utilize as a member of Main Street Hartsville.

Downtown Facade Grant Program

Sponsored by the Byerly Foundation and the Hartsville Parking, Beautification & Business Improvement Commission, this program provides funding to be used by downtown businesses for replacement of exterior signage or awnings, repainting building exteriors, outdoor dining, and other projects. This grant funds 60/40 (Main Street Hartsville reimbursing 60%) of the project with a maximum reimbursement of $1,000. Businesses are eligible only one time for each year.  Email mainstreethartsville@gmail.com to check if funds are still available.

To learn more or apply to the program visit this online form.

Downtown Vibrancy Grant Program

Sponsored by the Hartsville Parking, Beautification & Business Improvement Commission, this program provides funding to be used by downtown businesses for items such as planters or window boxes, benches, chairs, joggling boards or other approved items of interest that may encourage shoppers to enjoy your business and venture inside. This grant funds 60/40 (Main Street Hartsville reimbursing 60%) of the project with a maximum reimbursement of $800. Businesses are eligible only one time for each year and cannot have received any funds in the calendar year.  Email mainstreethartsville@gmail.com to check if funds are still available.

Bailey Bill

The Bailey Bill is used by the city as an economic development tool that enables historically designated property owners to freeze property taxes for a set number of years. Once the property has been rehabilitated, the property taxes do not reflect the improved value. This tool encourages improvements to historic buildings to help offset increased rehabilitation costs that can be associated with historic properties.

Business assistant guide

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Download a PDF.

The Around Town newsletter

Our monthly email newsletter has everything you need to stay in touch with events, news updates, announcements and more.

Sign up to receive emails.

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