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Anna Blyth

Anna Blyth

Communications/Media Specialist separator

Anna joined New Mexico MainStreet in August 2015. She worked at New Mexico Arts, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs, for over ten years in grants management and public information. She has worked in online content development and social media initiatives, as well as volunteered for nonprofits interested in increasing audience participation. Most recently she was the Program Planner with the City of Santa Fe Arts Commission. She holds a BA in History from the University of New Mexico.


Recent Articles

New Mexico MainStreet Leverages Private Sector Reinvestment in Rural Communities

September 14th, 2017 | Category: General

New Mexico MainStreet performance measures show that Designated Rural MainStreet Districts have leveraged a combined $51,021,866 in private sector reinvestment over the last five years (FY2103 through FY2017). This includes the rehabilitation of 759 commercial buildings that provided opportunities for local entrepreneurs to open and expand 558 net new businesses. Business development and expansion resulted… READ MORE

Sign up for the NMMS monthly newsletter

September 6th, 2017 | Category: General

Did you know that NMMS has a monthly newsletter? The email newsletter showcases MainStreet projects, people, and places and celebrates the economic vitality of our communities. Please subscribe here: Help us tell your Story: Does your MainStreet organization and downtown district have news to share about your organization, business or event in your district,… READ MORE

Bring Your Project to Fund: Grantwriting Workshop Series Starts in September

August 28th, 2017 | Category: Organization

NMMS is offering progressive series of four workshops designed exclusively for New Mexico MainStreet Executive Directors, Board and Committee members. Bring a project identified in one of your Economic Transformation Strategies, and we will help you find the appropriate grants to get it funded. We will also walk you step-by-step through several grants, providing successful… READ MORE

We Need Your Help: Participate in an Online Marketing Survey

August 10th, 2017 | Category: General

New Mexico MainStreet has developed several surveys to assess the marketing of the state program. We have two survey links depending on your engagement with our program, whether an active participant or just someone who is interested in learning more about MainStreet. Please see the link for our community network members and share with other… READ MORE

NMMS Presents Facilitation Skills & Tools for Community Developers

May 10th, 2017 | Category: General

NMMS is pleased to announce the following Institute FACILITATION SKILLS & TOOLS FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPERS. Join NMMS presenters for an informative one-day Institute, that will be held in 4 communities on different dates. Learn about Community and stakeholder engagement in MainStreet revitalization and redevelopment goals. Community and stakeholder engagement is a cornerstone of the asset-based… READ MORE

Live It Up in Lovington

August 10th, 2016 | Category: General

MainStreet Leaders to Live It Up in Lovington! Building a High Performance MainStreet Program – is the theme of our Network Leadership Meeting in Lovington. We look forward to reconnecting with all members of the MainStreet network. The events in Lovington will include a strong lineup of interactive sessions to support your development as a high-performing… READ MORE

Great Blocks on MainStreet FY2017 Request for Proposals

May 20th, 2016 | Category: General

New Mexico Main Street Program announces a competition for an innovative and intensive design redevelopment project within the district resulting in “construction-ready” documents: Great Blocks on MainStreet (GBoM). The project is designed to prepare for the upgrade of economic performance of the project site through public infrastructure reinvestment along the street through the creative implementation… READ MORE

NMMS Upcoming Webinars

April 19th, 2016 | Category: General

NMMS presents our Spring Webinar Series, designed for easy participation over the lunch hour, targeting those who are unable to attend the NMMS Quarterly Networking Meetings or NMMS Training Institutes. The webinars represent a renewed focus on asset-based economic development goals and metrics by MainStreet America™ and the state coordinating bodies. Intended Audience: Board members, staff… READ MORE

New Mexico Historic Theaters Institute Plays in Silver City

April 13th, 2016 | Category: Historic Theater Initiative

The second annual New Mexico Historic Theaters Institute will take place at the newly rehabilitated Silco Theater on April 22 in Silver City. Sponsored by the NMMS’ New Mexico Historic Theaters Initiative, Silver City Main Street, and the Silco Theater, the Institute offers registrants “insider” information, networking and a backstage view of the challenges of operating… READ MORE

Arts & Cultural Districts Semi-Annual Meeting

April 13th, 2016 | Category: Arts & Cultural Districts

The New Mexico MainStreet Semi-Annual Arts & Cultural District Meeting will take place in Silver City on April 21. Held in partnership with Silver City Arts & Cultural District, the gathering will connect individuals working in the cultural economy to support their revitalization work. The meeting will bring together panelists, and experts in the creative… READ MORE

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