We award funding to groups that enhance the local visitor experience through tourism development, placemaking, events and festivals.
In 2020, the following funds will be available:
|Area of Support||Amount Available|
|Tourism Development||$100,000 (up to $50,000 each)|
|Festivals & Events: Capacity-building||$60,000 ($10,000–$25,000 each)|
|Multicultural Heritage||$20,000 ($5,000 each)|
|Neighborhood Placemaking||$20,000 ($5,000 each) — distributed through Venture Portland|
|Application Period Opens||Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020|
|Application Period Closes||Friday, Feb. 14, 2020|
|Awards Announced||Tuesday, March 31, 2020|
Review the handbook for additional information about award criteria and eligibility requirements for each of the available grants. Download the handbook here.
For questions about the grant program or the application process, email firstname.lastname@example.org.