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$3 Million Offered in Macon's Downtown Challenge

$3 Million Offered in Macon's Downtown Challenge

Have an awesome idea for Downtown Macon and its surrounding neighborhoods? Two local foundations are funding $3 million over the next three years to make community dreams a reality.

""We so often look to outside experts when in reality we have the experts here. Sometimes all it takes is a little money," said Beverly Blake, Knight Foundation program director for Macon."

Downtown Macon Continues to Grow & Thrive

Downtown Macon Continues to Grow & Thrive

It's no secret, Downtown Macon is becoming more vibrant everywhere you turn. Now home to 40 restaurants, 15 bars, 13 music & entertainment venues and multiple apartment & loft options, Downtown Macon's cultural offerings and quality of life have made it a remarkable place to live, work, and play.