Virginia Tourism Corporation Marketing Leverage Program
The VTC Marketing Leverage Program applications are open!
The applications are due back on December 5, 2017. (Draft review deadline is Nov. 7.)
The Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) Marketing Leverage Program is designed to stimulate new tourism marketing programs through the creation of tourism partnerships and to extend the “Virginia is for Lovers” campaign. The objective of this program is to leverage limited marketing dollars, resulting in increased visitor spending, revenue, and jobs.
More information can be found at https://www.vatc.org/grants/leverageprogram/
Virginia World War I and World War II Tourism Marketing Program
Applications are open. Applications are due on September 19, 2017
NEW!! MAXIMUM AWARD AMOUNT $10,000
The Virginia World War I and World War II Commemoration Commission (the Commission) was created by the General Assembly to plan, develop, and carry out programs and activities to commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I and the 75th anniversary of World War II. The purpose of the Virginia World War I and World War II Tourism Marketing Program – administered by the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) – is to assist Virginia communities and related World War I and World War II sites to market commemorative events, locations, and destinations. More information can be found at https://www.vatc.org/grants/wwgrants/.
American Evolution™ Marketing Grant Program
Applications are open. Applications are due on November 9, 2017
MAXIMUM AWARD AMOUNT $7,500
The 2019 Commemoration was created by the Virginia General Assembly to plan, develop, and carry out programs and activities under the brand American Evolution™ to commemorate the 400th anniversary of key historical events that occurred in Virginia during 1619, and that continue to influence our nation today. In conjunction with the creation of the American Evolution™ Digital Trail, American Evolution is sponsoring a marketing grant program – administered by the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) – is to assist Virginia localities to establish and market their own destination, history and connection to the American Evolution.
More information at https://www.vatc.org/grants/2019grants/.
Virginia Music Festival Sponsorship grant program
Applications are now CLOSED.
Please contact Angela Wiggins at firstname.lastname@example.org to be placed on the Grant Notification List to receive future updates on this program.
The VTC Music Festival Sponsorship Program is a funding source for established (non-startup) music festivals in Virginia to help grow music festivals in Virginia, increase visitation to Virginia communities, and to extend the Virginia is for Music Lovers brand. VTC funds can be used for any production aspects needed for the festival. Examples include entertainment costs, production costs, staging, etc. For more information on the program, please visit https://www.vatc.org/grants/festivalgrant/.
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Visual Arts Fellowships 2018-19
Now accepting applications.
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship program is a vital source of funding for the visual arts and art history in Virginia. VMFA is committed to supporting professional artists and art, and art history students who demonstrate exceptional creative ability in their chosen discipline and has awarded nearly $5.5 million to Virginia’s artists since the program’s creation over 76 years ago.
Awards are offered to:
- Professional artists: $8000
- Full-time graduate students in the visual arts or art history: $6000
- Full-time undergrad. students in the visual arts (including college-bound high school seniors): $4000
- Applicants must be citizen or permanent residents of the USA as well as current legal residents of Virginia.
No application fee; Application deadline is 5pm, Nov. 3, 2017
More information including the application form, full eligibility criteria, and a printable PDF-flyer available online at www.VMFA.museum/fellowships.
The Commonwealth of Virginia has established a financing program for qualified Virginia tourism development projects.This program provides two different tiers of financing to compensate for a shortfall in project funding. Learn more at https://www.vatc.org/tdfinancingprogram