Clackamas County Tourism & Cultural Affairs (CCTCA) has extended the deadline to apply online for the Community Partnership Program (CPP) tourism grant through Sunday, April 2. An online application form is available at www.mthoodterritory.com/formcppapplication1.php for local tourism proposals that seek to increase the numbers of tourist visitors and increase the economic impact of tourism within Clackamas County. The prior grant deadline was on Feb. 13.
A total of up to $20,000 is available for projects that:
The maximum amount of a grant for a single project is the entire $20,000; the minimum request is $500. Funding for the Clackamas County Tourism-Community Partnership Program (CPP) grants comes from Clackamas County’s 6% transient lodging tax paid by overnight lodging visitors. Eligible projects, which must take place within Clackamas County, must be completed by December 31, 2017.
The City-administered County tourism grant program is separate and distinct from the City’s Community Tourism and Community Opportunity grant programs.
Copies of all program materials are located on the Wilsonville Parks and Recreation website at www.WilsonvilleParksandRec.com/GrantPrograms.
Proposals are to be evaluated by the City’s Tourism Promotion Committee on the following criteria: likelihood of attracting visitors (20%); ability to generate overnight stays (20%); partnerships (15%); use of additional/leveraged funds (15%); self-sustaining growth & capacity-building potential (15%); and measurable ROI (15%).
For more information, go online to www.WilsonvilleParksandRec.com/GrantPrograms; or contact Brian Stevenson, Recreation Coordinator, at 503-570-1523, firstname.lastname@example.org.