Virginia Tourism Corporation Opens Three Funding Programs to Support Local & Regional Tourism Efforts

Recently, the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) opened three funding programs:

VTC Recovery Marketing Leverage Grant Program | Maximum: $20,000 and $10,000 (2 funding levels)

  • The coronavirus has had a devastating impact on the tourism and hospitality industries in Virginia. As the Commonwealth reopens for business, the VTC Recovery Marketing Leverage Grant Program seeks to spur economic activity and travel across Virginia.

Virginia Special Events and Festivals Program | Maximum: $20,000 and $10,000 (2 funding levels)

  • The Virginia Special Events & Festival Program seeks to assist with the marketing and production of established Virginia special events and festivals. Preference will be given to special events and festivals that have a significant and positive economic impact on the Virginia local community.

Virginia DMO Marketing Grant Program | Maximum: $20,000

All three funding programs will close on March 8, 2022, and awards should be made by April 15, 2022. Apart from the program links provided, review this program summary for quick, detailed information on each program to learn more. If you’re a prospective applicant and missed the live how-to-apply webinar that took place on January 25, 2022, click here to view the recording! You can also view the webinar slide deck here.

Click here to learn more about all VTC grants and funding sources!

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