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Clay County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CCCVB) Grant

Grants to Clay County, Iowa Organizations, Businesses,
Agencies, and Individuals for Tourism Events

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Clay County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CCCVB)

Deadline Date:

08/01/19 4:00 PM


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Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Clay County, Iowa businesses, organizations, government agencies, and individuals to host public events that attract local residents and people from outside the county. The goal of this program is to promote Clay County as an attractive tourism destination, while enhancing the quality of life for county residents.

Eligible events include festival, performances, sporting events and tournaments or exhibits. Special consideration will be given to request for new or multi-day events.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179243

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Estimated Size of Grant:

A typical award will be between $500 and $5,000.

Term of Contract:

All funds awarded must be expended within 12 months of the award date.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants will include any business, organization, governmental entity or individual who plans to host a public event that occurs within Clay County.

Non-eligible activities include on-going operations expenses of the business or organization applying, sustaining of events after start-up funds are provided, or brick and mortar projects.

Pre-Application Information:

Two rounds of funding will be held each calendar year, with applications due no later than 4:00 PM on August 1 and February 1. Award notification will be made in writing no later than March 1 and September 1.

There is currently $40,000 that may be awarded yearly. $20,000 will be available for awards during each round of funding. If the full $20,000 in grant funds is not awarded within a grant cycle, that money will be carried forward into the next cycle.

Contact Information:

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

Applicant should submit the original application and 9 copies to the CCCVB Office at the Clay County Heritage Center.

Clay County Convention and Visitors Bureau
7 Grand Avenue
Spencer, IA 51301

P: 712-580-TOUR (8687)
F: 712-580-8688

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Iowa: Clay County