The VCC’s Sponsorship Grant Program is an annual allocation designed to enhance tourism promotion efforts in Starkville. The program provides funds for marketing and other qualified expenses for projects and events that positively impact the City of Starkville and ultimately, increase overnight travel to the city.
The project for which grant funds are requested must be primarily located within Starkville.
Projects should promote Starkville as a destination by highlighting local lodging, dining, shopping, and attractions.
Qualified grant projects should be classified in one of the following categories:
Sponsorship Grant funds may be used for a variety of expenses, including traditional and digital advertising, brochures and signage, event or exhibit production costs, and marketing and promotional activities.