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Matching Funds Program

Matching Funds Program

FY 2021 co-op opportunities

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
Mary Boden, Assistant Manager

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

TOURISM REGION MAP

MISCELLANEOUS DOCUMENTS

ALLOWABLE PROJECTS

2018-2019 Marketing Incentive Program Guidelines (PowerPoint download) 

APPLICATION REQUEST DOCUMENTS