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Grants to Virginia Parks and Recreation Departments and Sports Organizations for Sports and Recreation Events in Eligible Regions

Sports Tournaments Grant Program


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Geographic Focus
USA: Virginia: Loudoun

Important Dates
Deadline: 05/29/23 4:00 PM Save

Grant Description
Grants to Virginia parks and recreation departments and sports organizations for sports and recreation events in eligible communities. Funding may be used for shipping and travel expenses, bid fees, registration fees, and venue rental fees. Eligible applicants are those that benefit the residents of Loudoun.

The Sports Tournaments Grant Program was established as one of the Strategic Growth Initiatives of the Tourism Destination Strategy adopted by the Loudoun Board of Supervisors in March 2006. The program is designed to support bids on sports tournaments, including human and animal events that will generate the greatest return on investment in terms of visitor spending in Loudoun. A competitive application process encourages cooperation, ensures that the tournaments can be accommodated, and increases their success.


Additional Eligibility Criteria
Parks and recreation departments and sports organizations that are capable of promoting and holding sports tournaments are eligible for funding.

Pre-Application Information
Applications and supporting materials are due by 4 pm on Monday, May 29, 2023.

Additional Funding Information

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Term of Contract
For events starting after July 1, 2023. 6. Funding must be expended within (18) months of the date of the award notification letter. Event must take place within 18 months of the date of the award notification letter unless other arrangements have been approved.

Contact Information
Apply online at the Full Grant Text RFP link.

Direct questions about the program process to Greg Harp, Visit Loudoun Director of Finance & Administration, 703-669-2008,

Direct questions to Visit Loudoun services and application assistance Torye Hurst, Director of Sales, Sports & Services, 703-669-2005,

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