Matching Funds Program - Tourism Marketing Incentive Program

FY 2019 co-op opportunities
FY 2020 Co-op Form (Excel download)
The Matching Funds Program provides local non-profit tourism organizations with financial assistance to promote tourism in their areas. The program is administered by KDT staff in accordance with 300 KAR 1:010, Regional Marketing and Matching Funds Program.
Specific projects eligible for reimbursement include:
Tourism publications, Videos, CDs and DVDs
Media advertisements
Billboards and Signage
Brochure Distribution Services
Consumer travel show expenses
Group tour marketplace expenses
Meeting/Convention & Sports marketing Trade Shows and Expo expenses
Media Press Kits
Sponsorship of Tourism Trade Shows and Events
Bid Fees to Assist in Bringing Events to the State
Web Site design expenses
For program information contact: 
Rhonda Nix, Branch Manager Rhonda Nix
Mary Boden, Assistant Manager Mary Boden
REIMBURSEMENT REQUEST DOCUMENTS
First Cycle-Projects completed July 1-December 31
Due February 1 of current program cycle
Second Cycle-Projects completed January 1-June 30
Due August 1 of current program cycle
2019-20 Reimbursement Cover July-December
Project Description
TOURISM REGION MAP
View Kentucky Tourism Region Map
MISCELLANEOUS DOCUMENTS
ALLOWABLE PROJECTS
2018-2019 Marketing Incentive Program Guidelines (PowerPoint download) 
APPLICATION REQUEST DOCUMENTS
2020 Application Cover
Project Description
Affidavit for Bidders, Offerors and Contractors