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Tourism Grant Program

Grants to Massachusetts Agencies, Businesses, Individuals,
and Nonprofits in Eligible Areas to Increase Tourism

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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Town of Yarmouth

Conf. Date:

11/12/20

Deadline Date:

12/01/20 4:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to Massachusetts municipal departments, businesses, individuals, and nonprofit organizations in eligible areas for events that promote tourism. Grant funds may be used for program expenses, town fees, or marketing. Funding is intended to strengthen community character and to promote the Town of Yarmouth as a tourist destination.

The tourism grant is a reimbursement program to help offset the expenditures associated with special events and programs. Funding is intended to encourage the establishment of new events or the expansion of existing events that help to sustain Yarmouth’s tourism industry and promote the community as a desirable place to live, work, and visit.

The Town established the Special Event Grant program to increase the number of day and overnight visitors by encouraging sustainable year-round events to be enjoyed by the Yarmouth community. The Special Event Grant program is intended to promote and enhance tourism with an emphasis on encouraging events during the off- or shoulder-seasons.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 148445

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$122,500

Term of Contract:

Funding is for the marketing and production of events held from January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Proposals will be accepted from any individual, business, municipal department, or non-profit organization conducting an event located in the Town of Yarmouth that are scheduled to take place between January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021.

Ineligible Expenditures: Reimbursements for airfare, hotel, meals, and alcohol.

Pre-proposal Conference:

An informational meeting for the public will be held on Thursday, November 12th 2020 at 4:30 pm via Zoom at the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83724826957

Pre-Application Information:

Complete application is due no later than December 1, 2020 at 4:00 p.m

Events in receipt of Tourism Funds are NOT ELIGIBLE to seek Fee Waivers from the Town of Yarmouth.

Funding will be made available on a reimbursement basis.

For last year's Tourism Grant Program Info Session PowerPoint Presentation see Supporting Documents below.

Contact Information:

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:
Kyle Pedicini
Community Development Office
kpedicini@yarmouth.ma.us

Yarmouth Town Hall
Dept. of Community Development
1146 Route 28
South Yarmouth, MA 02664

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