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Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies,
and Individuals in Eligible Areas to Increase Local Tourism

Tourism Grant Program

Agency Type:

Local

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Town of Yarmouth

Deadline Date:

12/01/21 4:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to Massachusetts municipal departments, businesses, individuals, and nonprofit organizations in eligible areas for events that promote local tourism. Funding is intended to strengthen community character and offset expenditures associated with special events and programs. Grants may be used for marketing, program (direct) expenses, or Town Fees associated with promoting the Town of Yarmouth as a tourist destination.

Grants are available to encourage the establishment of new events or the expansion of existing events that help to sustain Yarmouth’s tourism industry and promote the community as a desirable place to live, work, and visit.

The Town established the Special Event Grant program to increase the number of day and overnight visitors by encouraging sustainable year-round events to be enjoyed by the Yarmouth community. The Special Event Grant program is intended to promote and enhance tourism with an emphasis on encouraging events during the off- or shoulder seasons.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 148445

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$100,000

Term of Contract:

Funding is for the marketing and production of events held from January 1, 2022, through December 31, 2022.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Proposals will be accepted from any individual, business, municipal department, or non-profit organization conducting an event located in the Town of Yarmouth that is scheduled to take place between January 1, 2022, through December 31, 2022.

Ineligible Expenditures: Reimbursements for airfare, hotel, meals, and alcohol.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are due by 4:00 pm on Tuesday, December 1, 2021.

Applicants may be asked to attend virtual interviews to discuss their applications. Interviews will take place on either Tuesday, December 14th at 4:30 pm or Wednesday, December 15th at 4:30 pm. Applicants will be notified of their interview timeslot.

Applicants may confirm the completeness of their application before the application deadline.

Funding will be made available on a reimbursement basis.

Events in receipt of Tourism Funds are NOT ELIGIBLE to seek Fee Waivers from the Town of Yarmouth.

Contact Information:

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

Email applications, and direct questions to kpedicini@yarmouth.ma.us

Or deliver to:
Yarmouth Town Hall
Dept. of Community Development
1146 Route 28
South Yarmouth, MA 02664

Questions should be directed to Kyle Pedicini, Economic Development Coordinator, at the email address above or call
508-398-2231 x1653.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Massachusetts: Town of Yarmouth

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