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ARISE is a bold vision for downtown Janesville’s long-term future, solidly grounded in community engagement and focused on feasible action steps. The ARISE plan is intended to position downtown Janesville as a vibrant neighborhood where commerce, culture, entertainment, and history intersect.

Get Involved
Community engagement is the cornerstone of these revitalization plans. It is the collaboration, partnerships and community advocates that bring passion, energy and excitement to the project. The steadfast belief that now is Janesville’s time...time for a transformation that will make our downtown a vibrant and dynamic place to be.

We invite YOU to get involved, to donate your time, talents and financial resources to support the ARISE Now projects to help make this vision a reality for our community.

For more information about ARISE Now, contact [email protected] and visit the ARISE Now website at

 Photo credits: Vandewalle & Associates Inc