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Grants to Mount Vernon, Washington
Nonprofits for Tourism Events and Facilities

Agency Type:

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City of Mount Vernon

Deadline Date:

08/23/19 5:00 PM Reciept

Description:

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Grants to Washington nonprofit organizations for projects that will increase tourism and overnight stays in Mount Vernon. Funding is provided for the operation of tourism-related facilities, operations and marketing for festivals and special events, and tourism marketing.

Tourism Goals: 

  • Increase hotel occupancy in Mount Vernon by creating overnight stays
  • Increase overnight stays during the off-season
  • Provide visitor attractions and/or promote the area’s existing attractions
  • Attract more businesses to Mount Vernon and thereby generate additional business for hotels and motels

All applications must include estimates of how funding the activity will result in increases of people staying overnight, traveling 50 miles or more, or coming from another state or country.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 147654

Term of Contract:

The City will, as part of the contract with the recipients, require that the post-event report be provided after the event or activity, but no later than January 31st of the next year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The 2020 funding program is open to non-profit organizations with the demonstrated ability to achieve tourism goals as outlined above.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are due to the City of Mount Vernon Finance Office no later than 5:00 PM on August 23, 2019.

Contact Information:

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

Applications must be submitted to:
Becky Jensen
Finance Department
910 Cleveland Ave.
Mount Vernon, WA 98273

For more information contact:
Becky Jensen
360-419-3253
mvfinance@mountvernonwa.gov

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USA: Washington: City of Mount Vernon

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