The St. Cloud Main Street Program was created by community leaders in the City of St. Cloud, to support and encourage the restoration, promotion, and maintenance of the historic character and viability of downtown St. Cloud for the enjoyment, benefit and education of residents and visitors. In addition, St. Cloud Main Street works to combat community deterioration and lessen the burdens of local government through its activities committed to the improvement and beautification of the St. Cloud neighborhoods. St. Cloud Main Street is committed to sponsoring programs that fulfill charitable and educational goals including historic preservation, community education, lessening the burden of local government, and combating community deterioration.