Tourism grants available for events, attractions - Omaha.com
Published Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 11:00 am / Updated at 2:26 pm
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Tourism grants available for events, attractions


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Got an event to promote? A region to which you want to lure visitors?

The Nebraska Tourism Commission is seeking applications for $160,000 it has available for state tourism marketing grants. The objective is to attract new visitors from outside a 100-mile radius.

Grants of between $2,000 and $15,000 can be used for promoting an event or a region, or for general marketing.

Tourism commission chairman Jeff Boeka said $125,000 in grants were allocated last year, although requests totaled about $500,000. This year the commission upped the amount to better meet the need, he said.

See grant application guidelines here.

Contact the writer: Cindy Gonzalez

cindy.gonzalez@owh.com    |   402-444-1224    |  

Cindy covers residential and commercial real estate, economic development, tourism and hotels, and immigration issues related to businesses.

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