Facade Squad is every person who cares enough about our city and our downtown to show up ready to work. The Facade Squad Board is a group of young people in Macon GA that will not accept Downtown Macon as what used to be but will work tirelessly to "Restore the Face of Macon". Facade Squad will blame no one for what has happened but will start with one building, then move to the next, then the next until Downtown Macon is full again.
Why we do what we do
It is not hard to understand that one unmaintained building can ruin a whole street of nice buildings. Facade Squad's plan is simple: "find an ugly building, call the owner, get permission, get funding, get volunteers, get to work"
What makes Facade Squad Different
Facade Squad has no employees and never plans to have a payroll. All board members donate a considerable amount of time to make Facade Squad work. Facade Squad will be a bare bones organization.
Facade Squad will meet less and do more. Many organizations are caught in a death spiral of "meet much, do little". The core practice of Facade Squad is to "meet little, do much". It is not uncommon to see the Facade Squad Board with BlackBerrys in hand on the street corner having a board meeting. Facade Squad is committed to action.
Who funds Facade Squad
Facade Squad receives funding from private donations and grants. The Central Georgia Community Foundation has provided funding for Facade Squad for one project while others have been funded primarily by donations of the board members. If you would like to learn more about funding for Facade Squad click here.