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Grants to New York nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and farmers markets to support capital projects and feasibility studies in eligible regions. Funding is intended to build or renovate major recreational and cultural attractions that will increase tourism in Tompkins County.
Tourism Capital grants support major investments in visitor-generating projects such as theaters, museums, and other major cultural and recreational attractions. The funds can be used for design, renovation, and new building projects; investments in unique permanent installations such as exhibits; and feasibility studies of potential capital projects.
Eligible Activities include Capital Investment Projects and Feasibility Studies.
Applicants should be able to describe the current annual attendance (or audience). Applicants should be able to describe the portion of their current attendance (or audience) that comes from outside of Tompkins County.
Examples of projects funded include the Dryden Rail Trail; Friends of Stewart Park Inclusive Playground Building and Splash Pad; renovation of Discover Cayuga Lake’s charter boat for eco-cruises; Tompkins Center for History and Culture buildout; and visitor amenities for the Cayuga Waterfront Trail.
GrantWatch ID#: 175720
Typical Award Range: $5,000 to $100,000. Projects will typically be valued at $75,000 or higher.
Grant funds may contribute up to one-third (33%) of project costs.
Capital Investment Projects are expected to have a minimum five-year useful life span.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://www.commongrantapplication.com/register.php?refOrgId=70636&refProgId=686&refProgType=grantsNew
To schedule a pre-application meeting, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions, contact:
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