About

FrostburgFirst, a Maryland Main Street Community, Inc.

As a Maryland Main Street Community, we are responsible for providing economic development opportunities within the context of historic preservation to traditional downtowns. FrostburgFirst uses the Maryland Main Street Five-Point Approach that incorporates design, local organization, promotion, economic development, and sustainability.  The Five-Point Approach.advocates a return to community self-reliance, local empowerment and the rebuilding of central business districts based on their traditional assets of unique architecture, personal service, local ownership and a sense of community.

*Graphic courtesy of the National Main Street Center. Please note that Maryland Main Street adds a fifth point, Clean, Safe, and Green with a focus on sustainability.

Our Mission:

To develop and foster a prosperous, vibrant, sustainable, and resilient designated Frostburg Main Street Community

Our Vision: 

We strive to be an organization that is a core component of downtown revitalization with the purpose of engaging the community, enhancing streetscaped aesthetics, promoting small businesses, and organizing events and volunteers to make Frostburg a wonderful place to live, work, and visit.

FrostburgFirst’s mission is accomplished with the support of our business and artist members, the City of Frostburg’s contributions through Hotel/Motel Tax Funding, fundraising efforts, and volunteer and community support. Visit our “Get Involved” page to see how to you can make a difference in Frostburg!