Invest in a place that embodies the essence of community, quality, and inclusion, where original experiences and exceptional value come together to create memorable moments. A place that attracts visitors and workforce talent…where live music, public art and surprising amenities generate a dynamic vibe!


Help us continue to grow Downtown Appleton as THE place...

  • businesses large and small choose to open their doors to grow and succeed
  • that has a vastly diverse community and culture 
  • to gather and reconnect with friends and loved ones 
  • where visitors and locals will shop, dine, stay and play 
  • where people of all ages choose to live and enjoy a safe, walkable, vibrant, urban neighborhood 

Make Downtown Appleton YOUR PLACE!

Your investment will support community enriching events, local economic vitality and establish a fund to support annual vibrancy projects such as: 
  • Growing the Light the Night Market event series
  • Dog friendly amenities including waste stations and exercise stations 
  • Enhancing walkability with features such as lighting, signage, flowers and public art to boost both aesthetics and safety 
  • And more, including creative ideas of your own! 
Become a One Great Place Investor by providing your generous support! 

Your financial investment in Creative Downtown Appleton, Inc. is tax-deductible as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. To learn more visit our page here. 

Interested in becoming an event sponsor? Please email Meghan Warner, Community Partnership Director: 

*If you donate at the $1000 level, you and a guest are invited to the One Great Place Investors Gathering in spring to contribute ideas for potential 2024 Downtown initiatives. All investors will be acknowledged on our website. 

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