Purpose: The Hillsborough Tourism Board offers funding to organizations for projects, programs, and events that promote area attractions, culture, arts, music, diversity, and drive economic development and visitors to Hillsborough.
 
Grant Scoring Guide: The Tourism Board will be using the following scoring guide to determine which projects are funded. Please review the guide and use it as you complete your application:  https://assets.hillsboroughnc.gov/media/documents/public/fy21-tourism-grant-scoring-guidelines.pdf




Grant Funds Available:
- Tourism Board grants range from a minimum request of $500 to a maximum request of $10,000. Requests for funds outside of this range WILL NOT be considered.
- Grant applicants are required to provide a 20% match and should outline in the propose grant project how this is achieved.
- Funds shall be spent only for the specific uses detailing in the proposed grant project outline and proposed grant project budget.
- Grant funds will support activities, events, projects, and tourism-related services taking place between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021. Funds are available for disbursement after July 1st, 2020 and funds must be appropriated and final reports submitted by June 30, 2021.

Hillsborough Tourism Program