Grants of up to $2,500 to British Columbia nonprofit societies and charities, community organizations, groups, and individuals for events and festivals that promote tourism in eligible regions. Funding is intended to enhance visitors' experiences, encourage return trips, extend the length of stay, and increase off-season visitation. Events must take place in the District of Tofino.
Tofino’s festivals and events have become an important part of Tofino’s unique cultural identity. Tofino’s vibrant event scene reflects the community’s authenticity and resonates deeply with the guests who choose to visit here. To continue to support the diverse collection of festivals and help support new and emerging festival, the District of Tofino Council will make funds available to eligible applicants in 2023 for proposals that meet the goals of the Tofino Resort Development Strategy and values of the Arts, Culture and Heritage Action Plan.
The Tofino Resort Development Strategy goals include:
The Arts, Culture and Heritage Action Plan values include:
For more information on these values, see https://tofino.civicweb.net/document/133442/#page=2
Expenses that relate to the production and hosting of events in Tofino, and the surrounding region, are considered eligible expenses. Eligible Use of Funds:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Estimated Size of Grant:
Approved funds must be used within 18 months of the grant being awarded.
All applications can be:
Mailed: District of Tofino
PO Box 9
Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0
Delivered By Hand: District of Tofino Municipal Office
121 Third Street, Tofino, BC