City of Seaside Visitors Bureau
Grants of up to $5,000 Oregon nonprofits and businesses for programs, events, and activities that attract visitors and generate overnight stays in eligible regions. Priority will be given to events that take place in the winter and shoulder months. Funding is intended to support the production of events or programs designed to increase overnight visits to the area, promote tourist attractions in the region, or develop programs that target visitors to the city of Seaside. Grant funds are intended to be “seed money” or start-up funds.
The goal is to coordinate attraction and event development that is needed to ensure that Seaside can exceed visitor expectations as a destination and derive the greatest possible economic impact from visitor spending.
Successful applications will promote the local destination to potential visitors with an emphasis on creating (or the strong potential for creating in the future) overnight stays in commercial lodging facilities, especially in the shoulder and winter months s (October 1 – May 31 of the funding year or October 1 – December 31 of subsequent year. The goal is to coordinate attraction and event development needed to ensure that Seaside can exceed visitor expectations as a destination and derive the greatest possible economic impact from visitor spending.
Below is a sample list of grant projects; actual projects are not limited to only what is listed below:
GrantWatch ID#: 143315
Grant funds are intended to be “seed money” or start-up funds, with a limit of $5,000 granted for each project.
No more than $3,000 (excluding the annual fireworks program) will be awarded to events or projects happening between June 25 and September 15.
Projects or events should be completed between July 1, 2020 and December 31, 2021.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Email applications and direct questions to:
Joshua Heineman, Director of Tourism Marketing
City of Seaside Visitors Bureau
Street address: 7 N. Roosevelt (Hwy 101)
Mailing Address: 989 Broadway
Seaside, Oregon 97138
USA: Oregon: City of Seaside
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