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Tourism Fund Grant Program

Grants to Massachusetts Organizations
to Promote Tourism

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Town of Provincetown, Visitor Services Board

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Grants to Massachusetts organizations in eligible locations to attract tourists. Grant funds may be requested to support events as well as marketing efforts that promote tourism. Funding is intended to attract new visitors as well as to promote repeat visitors. Eligible activities promote tourism in Provincetown.

Event Grants

Funds are given to support marketing efforts with the primary focus on events outside of the peak season of July and August. 

Example of reimbursable items: Advertising (newspaper/magazine, broadcasting, digital, social media, etc.); Creative fees for flyers, invitations, posters, ads, etc.; Website development to promote the event; Public relations for the event; Consultant fees related to marketing the event are reimbursable.

Matching Marketing Grants

Funds can be used throughout the fiscal year to support marketing efforts that promote tourism. Funds are to be used to provide marketing through advertising and/or the creation and production of other forms of marketing for the purpose of enhancing Provincetown's economic base. Funding must be used for Marketing and Public Relations efforts ONLY. Your marketing endeavors are to help support the efforts of bringing new visitors to Town as well as promoting re-visitation.

Examples are: Advertising (newspaper/magazine, broadcasting, digital display ads, social media, etc.); Creation of ads, press releases, digital and social media platforms, website development, etc.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 148869

Term of Contract:

FY22 Grant Program: July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations attracting visitors to Provincetown may apply.

Example of funds NOT reimbursable for Event Grants: Entertainment; Freight; Event space or rental equipment; Operational expenses; Website ticket sales programs; Hotels, meals, and travel are not reimbursable.

Funds NOT reimbursable for Matching Marketing Grants include: Operational expenses; Fundraising solicitations; Letterhead/business cards, etc.; Hotels, meals, and travel are not reimbursable.

Pre-Application Information:

FY22 Grant Applications are now open from October 8, 2020 through December 7, 2020.

Matching Marketing Grant: For every $2.00 spent on marketing, you can be reimbursed $1.00. For example, if you spend $1,000 on advertising, the Tourism Fund will reimburse your organization $500. You can be reimbursed up to the amount of your award.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.


If you have trouble accessing the link or would like further information, please contact the Tourism Department at (508) 487-3298 or

Anthony Fuccillo
Director of Tourism

Nina Cantor
Assistant Director of Tourism

Physical Address
330 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657

Phone: (508) 487-3298
Fax: (508) 487-7085

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Massachusetts: Town of Provincetown


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