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
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