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Sports Sponsorship

Kentucky Department of Tourism Sports Sponsorship Program

NOTE:  Regulations for the Sports Sponsorship Program are currently being reviewed. Check back for more details.

The Kentucky Department of Tourism Sports Sponsorship Program supports new, competitive events in the Commonwealth.  Eligible applicants include local Tourism and Convention & Visitors Bureaus, and non-profit sports organizations.  

Funding is available up to $15,000 to support event execution and bid fees.  

The intent of this Sponsorship Program is to assist local communities in attracting new competitive events.  The Kentucky Department of Tourism recognizes the positive impacts of sporting events.  Additional funding mechanisms should be demonstrated, as well as detailed plans to successfully execute and market the event.  

APPLICATION UPDATE:  The Kentucky Department of Tourism is not currently accepting new applications.  Please continue to check the website for updates when applications may be submitted again.