Grants & Sponsorships

Travel Portland offers sponsorships for local event organizers as well as grants for tourism infrastructure.

As the destination marketing organization for the city, Travel Portland invests directly in our local tourism community through our grant and sponsorship programs. See below for information about current and upcoming opportunities.

Ongoing Opportunities

Event Sponsorships

We provide sponsorship support for events that align with our strategic objectives to drive leisure demand, enhance our destination reputation and advance equity, diversity and inclusion in our destination.

Requests for sponsorship are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Time-Sensitive Opportunities

Scale Up Grant

Travel Portland and the Prosper Portland Office of Events & Film are proud to announce the Scale Up Grant Program, a competitive grant opportunity designed to provide funding and technical assistance for local Portland events positioned to grow and attract attendance beyond the Portland metro region.

Applications open: Spring 2024 (Dates announced soon)

Visitor Experience Enhancement Grants

Funded through lodging taxes and fees collected from hotels and short-term rentals within Portland, these matching grants will support new product development or the rejuvenation of existing product that will enhance the visitor experience in Portland.

Applications open: Jan. 8–Feb. 12, 2024

Partner with Travel Portland

Partnership in Travel Portland is a two-way, mutually beneficial relationship designed to enhance the visitor experience, support a vibrant economy and promote the values of equity and inclusion in the greater Portland region.