Virginia Tourism Corporation Marketing Leverage Program
The VTC Marketing Leverage Program is now closed.
Applications will open in Spring 2019.
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
Application deadline is February 19, 2019.
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/.
Virginia Music Festival Sponsorship grant program
Application deadline is February 21, 2019.
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/.
Please contact Angela Wiggins at email@example.com to be placed on the Grant Notification List to receive future updates on this program.
American Evolution™ 2019 Commemoration Finale Grant Program
Applications are now open.
Applications are due back March 22, 2019
New! MAXIMUM AWARD AMOUNT $10,000
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 November 2019, the 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution is inviting America to “Come Home to Virginia” for the Virginia Customs, Cultures, and Cuisine Festival. Local, regional, and statewide events will highlight the customs, cultures, and cuisine of 400 years of Virginia history to create a contemporary experience for all ages. The grant may be used for planning, execution, and/or marketing for events taking place between November 1-30, 2019. Events must reflect the theme of Virginia’s Customs, Cultures and Cuisines.
More information at https://www.vatc.org/grants/2019grants/.
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/TDFP