About Us

We make Jamestown better through inspiration, action and celebration.

We are a community that values…
• Integrity
• Collaboration
• Inclusivity
• Visionary Thinking
• Informed Stakeholders

The JRC has a six person staff who report to a 17-member board of directors. The board of directors is comprised of city leaders and representatives from local businesses and not-for-profit organizations.

Read Realizing Jamestown’s Renaissance for more information on the JRC’s mission and its approach to small city revitalization.


Our Supporters

The JRC receives operating and project support from a variety of sources. Major sources of financial support include:

Appalachian Regional Commission

Chautauqua County

Chautauqua Region Community Foundation

Gebbie Foundation

Jamestown Urban Renewal Agency

John A. and Oscar Johnson Memorial Trust

Lenna Foundation

New York State Dept. of Agriculture and Markets

New York State Housing Trust Fund Corp.

Northwest Savings Bank

Preservation League of New York State

Ralph C. Sheldon Foundation

Shults Auto Group

The Resource Center

United States Department of Agriculture

Univera Healthcare

UPMC Chautauqua WCA