Indiana Destination Development Corporation (IDDC) - Indiana Office of Tourism Development (IOTD)
01/11/21 4:00 PM ET Receipt
Grants to Indiana nonprofit and for-profit organizations, agencies, economic development organizations, community foundations, and destination marketing organizations to promote and develop the State’s tourism industry. Eligible projects enhance local communities and economies. IDDC’s grant program is dedicated to supporting initiatives that increase Indiana’s attractiveness as a great place to live, work and explore, appealing to both Indiana residents and visitors. Projects should increase tourism industry effectiveness, improve quality of life amenities, drive economic impact, and facilitate cooperation within the region.
The Indiana Destination Development Corporation (IDDC) offers matching grants to entities who are focused on developing or enhancing amenities and destinations that improve Indiana’s overall quality of life and will increase Indiana’s tourism and talent attraction appeal. The grants should be utilized to kickstart a new project with the goal of having the new project act as a regional attractor. Projects that enhance Indiana’s economic vitality, increase resident’s quality of life, and help with talent attraction to the specific region, are eligible to apply for funding. Applicants are encouraged to work collaboratively with partners throughout the region, demonstrating local and regional support across various sectors.
The goals of IDDC’s Destination Development Grant Program include:
The Destination Development Grant Program seeks big transformative ideas. Preference will be given to large-scale projects that enhance communities, regions, with talent and visitor attraction efforts. Proposals are expected to detail transformational projects that strengthen the applicant’s destination profile. Project proposals are not limited to, but may focus on one of the following categories:
GrantWatch ID#: 175644
Grant requests of between $50,000 and $250,000 will be considered through this competitive application process.
Projects must be completed within two years of the award.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Please send completed applications to:
Attn: Adam J. Moschell
Indiana Office of Tourism Development
One North Capitol, Ste 600
Indianapolis, IN 46204
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