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Henry Awards

Awards to Arkansas Individuals, Nonprofits,
For-Profits, and Municipalities for Tourism Promotion

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism

Deadline Date:

10/27/17 Receipt

Description:

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Awards to Arkansas nonprofits, businesses, individuals, and communities to recognize exemplary contributions to the State’s tourism industry. The awards will be issued in categories such as media, preservation and heritage, festivals and special events, volunteer service, tourism development, and exceptional individual accomplishments.

Award Categories:

Media Support Award:
This award is presented to an individual or organization that has provided extraordinary attention and/or support for Arkansas’s Tourism Industry through the use of the media.

Bootstrap Award:
This award is presented to an individual, organization or community that has achieved significant success "on a shoestring," having limited means to work with, either in resources or finances.

Arkansas Heritage Award:
This award is presented to an individual, organization, or community that has made a significant contribution toward the preservation of some aspect of the Arkansas natural, cultural or aesthetic legacy.

Grand Old Classic Special Event Award:
This award is presented to an individual or organization that, through their outstanding volunteer spirit, has made a substantial contribution to Arkansas’s tourism industry.

Outstanding Volunteer Service Award:
This award is presented to an individual or organization that, through their outstanding volunteer spirit, has made a substantial contribution to Arkansas’s tourism industry.

Community Tourism Development Award:
This award is presented to a community or organization which has achieved substantial success toward the enhancement of its local resources through imaginative and innovative development efforts.

The Natural State Award:
This award is presented to a community, organization, special event, or attraction which “stands out in the crowd” because of its unique appeal, media coverage, creative approach, and/or enhancement of community pride, thus benefiting the state’s quality of life.

Tourism Person of the Year:
This award is presented to an individual who has been actively involved in tourism, and who has made a substantial contribution within the past year, to the betterment of the industry as a whole.

Tourism Hall of Fame:
This award is presented to individuals who have been actively involved for many years in tourism and who have made substantial contributions to the betterment of the industry as a whole.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 163846

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The awards recognize individuals, businesses, organizations, and municipalities.

Pre-Application Information:

A written justification must accompany each nomination to be eligible for consideration. Any nominees without an explanation or reason will be disqualified.

All entries must be received no later than October 27, 2017.

More information about the Henry Awards may be found here:
https://www.arkansas.com/industry-insider/tourism-development/henry-awards.aspx

Contact Information:

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

Nomination Form:
https://www.arkansas.com/industry-insider/tourism-development/henry-awards/nomination-form.aspx

Erik Holbrooks
501-682-1088
Erik.Holbrooks@arkansas.gov

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Arkansas