CarbondALE Brew Fest


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Carbondale Main Street

Proceeds will be helping:

Carbondale Mainstreet will be using the funds from this festival to continue improvement and revitalization efforts in Downtown Carbondale which includes; facade improvement grants, free community events, landscaping projects and more!

Overview Of Agency

Carbondale Main Street is proud to help improve and promote the downtown district of Carbondale, Illinois. As a part of the National Main Street program, Carbondale Main Street specializes in economic development, organization, design as well as promotion in the downtown area. Carbondale Main Street is a resource for the businesses in the downtown district; offering design assistance grants and promotional tools for all of our retail and service locations, restaurants, and other establishments. Carbondale Main Street also plans and helps to coordinate the special events in downtown, including the Fourth Friday Fairs, Carbondale Classic and The Lights Fantastic Parade.


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Southern Illinois University Fermentation Science Institute

Proceeds will be helping:

Fermentation Science Institute will use the funds to help them continue to organize public seminars and workshops.

Overview of Agency

The Institute provides an umbrella for the support and development of programs (educational, research and outreach) involving the various aspects of fermentation processes and products/byproducts. The Institute acts as a catalyst and support structure to spur and foster growth in regional industries involving fermentation, including the associated agricultural production of fermentation feedstock, the production of fermentation products, and the associated tourism and service industries.