Leon County Accepting Tourism Grant Applications for Signature, Special and Sports Events

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | 

 

Leon County Accepting Tourism Grant Applications for Signature, Special and Sports Events
In its ongoing efforts to promote tourism and financially support events that bring out-of-town visitors to the area, the Leon County Division of Tourism (Visit Tallahassee) grants application process for 2018-2019 Signature, Special and Sports Events Grants is now open.

Eligible event(s) must take place between October 1, 2018 and September 30, 2019 and have the potential to or history of bringing visitors to the area who use local hotels or short-term lodging facilities in Leon County.

Leon County uses an online grant application that simplifies the process for applicants. Three workshops are being held to further assist applicants and provide additional information about the County’s grants programs. The workshops will take place at the LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library, 200 W. Park Avenue, on May 22, June 12, and July 10 from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Applications are due by Friday, July 13, 2018.

For additional information on grants awarded through the Leon County Division of Tourism Development (Visit Tallahassee), click here.

For more information, contact Andi Ratliff at (850) 606-2331/ Andi.Ratliff@VisitTallahassee.com or Mathieu Cavell at (850) 606-5300/cmr@LeonCountyFL.gov .

About Leon County Division of Tourism/Visit Tallahassee:
Leon County Division of Tourism (Visit Tallahassee) is the official destination marketing organization for Tallahassee-Leon County. Tourism is charged with marketing Tallahassee-Leon County nationally as a premier leisure, business and sports destination through direct sales, advertising, public relations, sports, film and visitor services. In 2017, Tallahassee-Leon County welcomed 2.4 million visitors who contributed $896 million in economic impact and accounts for more than 14,000 jobs.

For more information go to VisitTallahassee.com or call toll free (800) 628-2688. Engage with Visit Tallahassee on social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: @VisitTally, #iHeartTally.

 

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