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EDA Grant

EDA Grant

The EDA Grant offers funding for projects, which are in direct support of the promotion and marketing efforts of a tourism event, attraction or geographic area.

  • Tourism publications
  • Advertisements in newspaper, publications, TV, radio, internet including meeting and convention advertising
  • Brochure distribution
  • Billboards/Signage
  • Group tour marketplace, meeting & conventions and consumer travel shows expenses
  • Sponsorship/Bid fees of tourism trade shows, conventions and events
  • Research for destination needs, asset analysis and visitor profile
  • Photography for use in advertising, web sites, travel shows & marketplaces
  • Content – paid to a business for advertising purposes.
  • Projects listed on a Regional Marketing & Matching Funds application are not eligible


EDA Eligible Participants

Allowable Projects

EDA Grant (Powerpoint download)

Reporting Documents

EDA Grant Expense Report Cover

Project Description and Expense Form EDA Grant

For Program Information Contact: 
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Rhonda Nix,
Program Manager
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        Karen Hackett,
                   Administrative Specialist