Downtown Odessa, Inc. is a grassroots, volunteer-based, nonprofit organization dedicated to the revitalization of Downtown Odessa.
The organization is a charitable 501(c)3 organization by the Internal Revenue Service. Individual, civic and business contributions to Downtown Odessa, Inc. are tax-deductible. Downtown Odessa, Inc. is strongly supported by the City of Odessa, as well as many caring individuals and local firms.
Downtown Odessa, Inc. was created in 2007 under the umbrella of Main Street Odessa, a 501(c) 6 nonprofit, in partnership with the Texas Main Street Association program. In 2015, the Main Street Odessa Board of Directors evolved into Downtown Odessa, Inc.
Downtown Odessa, Inc.'s Board of Directors and its Director work closely with the Odessa City Council and the City Manager's Office in downtown economic development efforts.
Mission Statement: "Downtown Odessa, Inc. is dedicated to the creative utilization, historical preservation and promotion of the greater downtown area for the benefit of Odessa."