Richmond Main Street Initiative
1015 Nevin Avenue, Suite 105, Richmond, California 94801


Voluntees Wanted: Calling All Festival Fans!

Are you a fan of live music and outdoor festivals? Do you like working behind-the-scenes at events or with people? If you answered “yes” then helping out at our 9th annual Spirit & Soul Festival is for you!

Event Date: Saturday, September 16
Event Time: 1pm – 5pm
Volunteers Needed: 
Friday, September 15: 2pm – 4pm, 4pm -6pm
Saturday, September 16: 8am - 8pm 

Volunteers will help with setting up, running, and cleaning-up after the event. Activities may include tasks related to: Venue & Equipment Set-Up; Decorating & Posting Signage; Managing Vendor & Volunteer Check-In; Monitoring Traffic & Parking; Hosting Youth Zone Activities & Giveaway Stations; Guest Check-In; Backstage Manager; Venue Clean-Up.

Small groups or pairs encouraged! Community service hours honored.

Learn More & Sign-Up

Have questions?
Contact Alicia: call (510) 236-4049 or email

Richmond Promise Scholarship Fund
Are you ready for college? Are you a Richmond residents and college-bound student? Are you the guardian of a college-bound student and resident of Richmond or North Richmond? The Richmond Promise is here to support you! $1500 scholarship for 2 & 4-year college or CTE available October 2: Scholarship Application Opens March 2: FAFSA/DREAM Act Application Deadline March 9: Scholarship Application Deadline More Information Download the flyer (510) 900-9722
Vote for Richmond Main Street
For the past two weeks we've told you that we have some exciting news to share and now we’re happy to finally share it!   Downtown Richmond has been selected as a finalist for the 2017 Partners in Preservation Vote Your Main Street program! Your vote will help us win a Downtown Richmond beautification grant to support the restoration of the Market Square Mall Marquee.  The campaign kicks off today and runs through October 31. Join us by voting #VoteYourMainStreet at!   How it Works: Anyone can vote *tell your friends, family, and anyone else you know!* You can vote up to 5 times per day.  Go to EVERY DAY and vote Downtown Richmond! Only the Top 10 most-voted-for projects will receive funding. Join us on at 322 Harbour Way on Saturday, October 7th from 11am – 3pm for a special pop-up event at Market Square Mall!