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Eligible Locations to Promote Tourism in the Wake of COVID-19

Building Opportunities to Support Tourism (BOOST) Grant

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City of Waynesboro - Office of Economic Development and Tourism

Deadline Date:

08/05/22 12:00 PM Noon

Description:

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Grants of up to $3,000 to Virginia businesses and organizations in eligible locations to promote inbound tourism. Funding is intended to reinvigorate the local travel industry in the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Grants may be used for marketing efforts that attract visitors to the City of Waynesboro.

The city is hopeful that fiscal year 2023 will be a strong year for the tourism industry, after more than two years of challenges brought on by the pandemic. The goal of the 2022-2023 BOOST Program is to support new marketing efforts for projects and events aimed at attracting tourists from more than 50 miles away from Waynesboro. Grants may be used for marketing activities that promote one-time events or a series of events. 

    Only pre-approved marketing activities will be considered for reimbursement unless otherwise discussed between the event organizer and Waynesboro Tourism staff at the time of the application.  Pre-approved marketing activities include:

    • Custom Digital and Print Marketing Packages from Blue Ridge Outdoors
    • Social Media Marketing (as long as the audience is more than 50 miles away)
    • Print and digital advertising with Virginia Living
    • Print and digital advertising with Northern Virginia Magazine
    • Graphic design and printing services for promotional rack cards, brochures, and banners.

    GrantWatch ID#:

    GrantWatch ID#: 146549

    Estimated Size of Grant:

    Up to $3,000

    Term of Contract:

    For events taking place between July 1, 2022, and June 30, 2023.

    All requests for reimbursement must be made within 30 days of the event date AND before June 30, 2023, unless otherwise approved by the Department of Tourism.

    Additional Eligibility Criteria:

    City businesses and organizations are invited to apply.

    Any marketing outlets with an audience not outside of the 50-mile radius will not be considered for reimbursement. (For example News Virginian, News Leader, Crozet Gazette, CVILLE Weekly.)

    Pre-Application Information:

    Completed applications are due by noon on Friday, August 5, 2022, to the tourism office.

    A committee will review the applications and make determinations for grant awards by Friday, August 12, 2022.

    Grant recipients must be an approved vendor with the City at the time of the award. Reach out to Stephanie Duffy if you have questions.

    The City will schedule time with grant recipients to go over the requirements and expectations attached to the grant.

    Contact Information:

    Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

    Direct questions to:
    Jennifer Kiser
    KiserJC@ci.waynesboro.va.us
    540.942.6644

    Stephanie Duffy
    DuffySS@ci.waynesboro.va.us,

    City of Waynesboro Tourism Office
    301 West Main Street
    Waynesboro, VA 22980
    540.942.6779

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    Geographic Focus:

    USA: Virginia: Waynesboro

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