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 2017 tourism-related event.
Applications for 2017 are due by Friday September 2, 2016. If you have questions, please contact Tourism Development Manager Dean Ihla at 328-3505 or email@example.com.
Tourism Expansion Grants are matching grants requiring the sponsor to provide $1 for every $1 of grant money being requested. The total amount of grant dollars awarded for this program is $100,000 with individual grant amounts ranging from $5,000 to $24,000. Funds may be used to build or expand tourism and recreation attractions. The attraction must have the ability to attract a visitor 50 miles one-way and retain a visitor for at least three hours.
Applications for the next round of Expansion Grants will be available by August 1, 2016, and due prior to April 14, 2017.