North Dakota Tourism Grants

Marketing and Event Grants

The Marketing Grant Program has funds available for individual businesses, communities and tourism marketing organizations wanting to promote North Dakota tourism-related programs or projects for the 2016 season.

The Events Grant Program has funds available for communities, and event promoters wanting to regionally promote their 2016 tourism-related event. 

Applications for 2016 are due by Friday September 4, 2015. If you have questions, please contact Dean Ihla, Tourism Development Manager, at 328-3505 or

Additional Information 


2016 Marketing Grant Guidelines
2016 Marketing Grant Application

2016 Event Grant Guidelines
2016 Events Matched Grant Application

Tourism Expansion Grants

Tourism Expansion Grants support new or expanding tourism or recreation facilities or designated development areas primarily through infrastructure projects. The current grant round was due April 10th and is now closed. The next round will be due prior to April 15, 2016.

Tourism Expansion Grant Guidelines

Tourism Expansion Grant Application