Tupelo CVB announces grant-matching program
Then you may be eligible for up to a $15,000 grant from the Tupelo Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Here’s what the CVB has to say about its program:
The Tupelo Convention and Visitors Bureau is happy to announce its matching grant program for event promotion for FY ‘14. The program’s goal is to fund the promotion of special events and festivals that attract visitors to Tupelo.
The program calls for letters of request for marketing funds to be submitted by November 4, 2013 for events that fall within the CVB’s fiscal year 2014 that runs from October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014. A 30% match is required to request funding from the CVB and the CVB’s contribution is capped at $15,000.
Selection criteria published by the CVB focuses on scoring requests using five elements:
1. Commitment to tourism in Tupelo;
2. Regional promotion;
3. Soundness of proposed project;
4. Stability and management capacity; and
5. Quality and uniqueness of proposed project.