Deadline nearing for grant funding

Kelly Schilling-Tourism Director

Don’t miss your opportunity to receive event funding! The Discretionary – Advertising Funding Application deadline is approaching soon. Complet­ed applications are due to the Tourism Board by May 1, 2017.

The Tourism department of­fers grants for various events throughout the year. Previ­ous recipients include Historic Jefferson Foundation for the Candlelight Tour of Homes, Jef­ferson Regional Quilt Alliance for Quilts on the Bayou, Cham­ber of Commerce for Taste of Jefferson, Krewe of Hebe for Mardi Gras, Jessie Allen Wise Garden Club for Pilgrimage, Jeffersonian Institute for Battle for Jefferson, Big Cypress Cor­vette Show for The Corvette Show, Phoenix Foundation for Burn Rally, Diamond Don Event Center for Norton Owners As­sociation Bike Rallye, and Op­era House Theatre Players & East Texas Performing Arts for annual play advertising.

A Discretionary – Advertis­ing Funding Application may be submitted for any event that fits within the guidelines of the Eligibility and Priority for Hotel Tax Funds according to the Jef­ferson Texas Tourism Depart­ment’s Funding Application.

You can download the appli­cation online by visiting www. Under the Documents and Forms tab, click on Grant Application un­der…

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