About Renew Cannelton

Our Mission

Renew Cannelton, Inc.’s mission is to facilitate the revitalization of Cannelton, Indiana and the surrounding area by enhancing the attractiveness of the community and by working to preserve historic sites, buildings, objects and antiquities of significance.

Our History

Renew Cannelton was founded in 2014 by a group of residents that were dedicated to preserve and restore the historic assets of the downtown. The residents and business owners came together to form a non-profit organization that would work to preserve and restore the historic assets of downtown Cannelton.  That organization name was designated as Renew Cannelton, Inc.

Our Leadership

Carolyn M. Barr - President
Brenda L. Bryant - Vice - President
Barbara B. Beard - Secretary/Treasurer

Our Committees

Organization and Fundraising
Design and Preservation
Economic Development
Marketing and Events

Tax-Exempt Status

Renew Cannelton, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and your donation may be tax deductible, please consult your financial advisor.

Mailing Address

Renew Cannelton, Inc.
321 Washington Street
Cannelton, IN 47520


Renew Cannelton, Inc is a member of the Indiana Main Street Program

The Indiana Main Street Four Point Approach Involves


focuses on capital, incentives, and other economic and financial tools to assist new and existing businesses, catalyze property development, and create a supportive environment for entrepreneurs and innovators that drive local economies.


supports a community’s transformation by enhancing the physical and visual assets that set the commercial district apart.


positions the downtown or commercial district as the center of the community and hub of economic activity, while creating a positive image that showcases a community’s unique characteristics.


involves creating a strong foundation for a sustainable revitalization effort, including cultivating partnerships, community involvement, and resources for the district.

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