Leon County Tourism Grant Program

The Leon County Division of Tourism (Visit Tallahassee) annually funds groups and organizations that coordinate events with a history of (or significant potential for) attracting visitors to the area who stay overnight in commercial lodging.

The Leon County Tourism Grant Program is administered by the Leon County Tourist Development Council and designated advisory groups including the TDC Grant Review Committee and the Tallahassee Sports Council.

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TOURISM GRANT APPLICATION INFORMATION

The Leon County Division of Tourism (Visit Tallahassee) annually funds groups and organizations that coordinate events with a history of (or significant potential for) attracting visitors to the area who stay overnight in commercial lodging.

The Leon County Tourism Grant Program is administered by the Leon County Tourist Development Council and designated advisory groups including the TDC Grant Review Committee and the Tallahassee Sports Council.

In its ongoing efforts to promote safe visitation to the area, the Leon County Division of Tourism grant application cycle for 2022-2023 Signature/Emerging Signature, Special and Sports Events Grants is CLOSED for 2022.

The Leon County Tourist Development Council (TDC) Grant Review Committee reviews and evaluates applications and submits recommendations to the full TDC for approval.

For more information on grant funding please contact Katie Kole.

DOWNLOAD FY23 GRANT PROGRAM GUIDELINES

 

2022-23 Peak Visitor Periods (Ineligible for Grant Funding)

  • Sept. 30 – Oct. 1, 2022 FSU Homecoming and FAMU Football Game
  • October 14-15, 2022 FSU Football Game
  • October 28-29, 2022 FAMU Homecoming and FSU Football Game
  • November 25, 2022 FSU Football Game
  • December 9-10, 2022 FSU/FAMU/TCC Graduation
  • March 7–May 5, 2023 Florida Legislative Session (Monday – Thursday)
  • May 5-6, 2023 FSU/FAMU/TCC Graduation

 

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2022-23 TOURISM GRANTS FORMS & RESOURCES

Please use these helpful resources in order to make your grant application process go smoothly.

 

 

DOWNLOAD FY23 GRANT PROGRAM GUIDELINES

2022-23 Peak Visitor Periods (Ineligible for Grant Funding)

  • Sept. 30 – Oct. 1, 2022 FSU Homecoming and FAMU Football Game
  • October 14-15, 2022 FSU Football Game
  • October 28-29, 2022 FAMU Homecoming and FSU Football Game
  • November 25, 2022 FSU Football Game
  • December 9-10, 2022 FSU/FAMU/TCC Graduation
  • March 7–May 5, 2023 Florida Legislative Session (Monday – Thursday)
  • May 5-6, 2023 FSU/FAMU/TCC Graduation

For additional assistance or questions regarding grants, contact Katie Kole.

FY23 GRANT APPLICATION WORKSHOPS

In order to be considered for funding, all applicants are required to attend one Grant Application Workshop. These workshops are critical to learn more about Visit Tallahassee grant funding and the application process.

  • July 26 at 3pm
  • August 4 at 10am 
  • August 8 at 2pm

Location:  Leon County Office of Resource Stewardship Gathering Room at 1907 S Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32301

The workshop includes:

  • An overview of the online grant application portal
  • An explanation of the statutory requirements of the funding
  • Available funding and schedule of funding levels (based on room nights)
  • The grant review process and scoring criteria

Watch a Recording of the 2022-23 Workshop

 

 

 

 

 

SCHEDULE SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, JULY 14

Grants Open

FRIDAY, AUGUST 12

Grants Close

WORKSHOPS

July 26 at 3pm
August 4 at 10am
August 8 at 2pm

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