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Event and Sponsorship Grant

Grants to Pocahontas County, West Virginia Nonprofits
and Businesses for Tourist Event Advertising Costs

GrantWatch ID#: 178462
Agency Type:

Local

Pocahontas County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB)

09/18/17

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Grants of up to $4,000 to Pocahontas County, West Virginia nonprofits and businesses for advertising support towards events that promote tourism and overnight lodging within the county. Funding is intended to support events that are open to the public and that do not discriminate based on race, sex, religion or handicap.

The majority of grant money (85%) must go towards advertising in media outlets located beyond a 50-mile radius from the event location. A maximum of 15% of the granted amount may be used for promotional and memorabilia giveaways, not to be sold. Items may include but are not limited to T-shirts, mugs, key rings.

Organizations will be eligible to receive funding for event advertising up to 100% of the event advertising budget, but not exceeding $2,000 for a one-day event and not to exceed $4,000 for events lasting two or more days.

Groups seeking funds may be either for-profit or non-profit.

A PCCVB request form for funding must be received at the Pocahontas County CVB office two weeks prior to the Grant Committee meeting.

Application Due Date: December 19, 2016; Even Grant Committee Meeting Date: January 9, 2017
Application Due Date: March 20, 2017; Event Grant Committee Tentative Meeting Date: April 3, 2017
Application Due Date: June 19, 2017; Event Grant Committee Tentative Meeting Date:July 3, 2017
Application Due Date: September 18, 2017; Event Grant Committee Tentative Meeting Date: October 2, 2017

The contact person or representative must be present at a meeting of the Pocahontas County Board of Directors Grant Committee to submit their grant request in person.

New applicants must present their proposal to the PCCVB Grant Committee during a quarterly committee meeting for the first two years they apply.

At least 85% of grant funding must go towards advertising in media outlets located beyond a 50 mile radius from the event location.

The approved grant may be distributed to the applicant upon approval, within the designated fiscal budget year.

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

Chelsea Walker
Events Coordinator
304-799-4636
cwalker@pocahontascountywv.com

Pocahontas County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Events and Sponsorships Request for Grant Funds
P.O. Box 275
Marlinton WV 24954
304-799-4636
info@pocahontascountywv.com

Pocahontas County

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