Grants to New York nonprofit organizations, local municipalities, and farmers markets to promote tourism in eligible regions. Funding may be used to support projects and investments such as museums, theaters, and other recreational and cultural attractions. The funds can be used for design, renovation, and new building projects; investments in unique permanent installations such as exhibits; and feasibility studies of potential capital projects. Funding is intended to promote economic development and enhance the quality of life in Tomkins County.
Examples of projects funded include the Dryden Rail Trail; Friends of Stewart Park Inclusive Playground Building and Splash Pad; renovation of Discover Cayuga Lake’s charter boat for eco-cruises; Tompkins Center for History and Culture buildout; and visitor amenities for the Cayuga Waterfront Trail.
Eligible Activities – Capital Investment Projects
New construction and renovation projects are eligible. The project may provide expansion or renovation to existing facilities or may be a totally new facility. Eligible costs include:
Eligible Activities – Feasibility Studies
Studies should lead to a capital investment as described above. Eligible projects include:
GrantWatch ID#: 140294
Typical Award Range: $5,000 to $100,000.
Capital Investment Projects are expected to have a minimum five-year useful life span.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
To start a grant application, see https://www.commongrantapplication.com/grantmakers/70636/Tompkins-County-Department-of-Planning-and-Sustainability.html#gmkProgGrants (scroll down to Tourism Capital Grant).
To schedule a pre-application meeting or RSVP to the workshop, email email@example.com.
Heather McDaniel – firstname.lastname@example.org – 607-273-0005
The Ithaca/Tompkins County Convention and Visitors Bureau is available to provide technical assistance related to tourism. For more information contact Peggy Coleman, VP Tourism & Community Relations, email@example.com
USA: New York: Tompkins County
Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales
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Grants to New York and Pennsylvania families in eligible counties to offset expenses incurred while a child is undergoing cancer treatments. Funding is intended to cover costs not covered by health insurance, including travel costs, housing, and meals. Eligible applican
Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.
Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d
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Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are
Grant of $9,000 to a USA, Canada, or International early-career psychologist for child psychology research projects. The purpose of the program is for research and demonstration projects that foster an understanding of the relationship between self-identity and scholast
Grants of $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government entities, educational institutions, and volunteer fire companies for community benefit projects. Funding is intended to support a wide range of impactful and sustainable initiatives that meet community needs.
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