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Tourism Assistance Grant Program

Fayette County Travel & Tourism Bureau established the Tourism Assistance Grant (TAG) program to enhance and strengthen the positive economic impact of the tourism industry in our community. Funds are available to nonprofit and local community organizations to benefit Fayette County recreational and tourism activities.

To be eligible for consideration, the applicant requesting funding must have a project that has the probability of increasing tourism and/or recreational activity in Fayette County. The project must demonstrate stability and generate public awareness. The applicant for grant assistance must also be working to raise other funds. The maximum grant amount available annually, per project, is $5,000.

2024 Tourism Assistance Grant Program

Fayette County Travel & Tourism Bureau is now accepting applications for the 2024 Tourism Assistance Grant Program.

2024 Grant Application
Grant Criteria for Approval 

The deadline for submission of applications is Monday, September 21, 2023 at 4 p.m. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Grant applications will be reviewed by the Fayette County Travel & Tourism Board and result letters will be mailed to all applicants before November 1, 2023. Awarded grant funds will be available January 1, 2024. Should the recipients event or project be rendered not feasible, impossible to execute or cancelled awarded grant funds will remain with the Bureau. 

Questions regarding the grant program should be directed to Stephanie Dunham, Executive Director at or (740) 335.8008.

2023 Grant Recipients

  • Adena Health Foundation (Fayette)
  • Art on the Square
  • Carnegie Public Library
  • Destination Outlets 
  • Eagles Baseball Club
  • Fayette County Agriculture Society
  • Fayette County Farm Bureau
  • Fayette County Farmers Market
  • Fayette County Fish & Game Association
  • Fayette County Guys & Girls Sheep Lead
  • Fayette County Harness Horseman’s Association
  • Fayette County Historical Society
  • Fayette County Master Gardner Volunteers
  • Fayette County Meat Goat Association
  • Fayette County Pilots Association
  • Fayette County Pelotonia Riders
  • Fayette County Shepherd’s Club
  • Fayette Fire in the Sky
  • Jeffersonville Community Library
  • Jeffersonville Lions Club
  • Little Lions Basketball
  • Main Street Fayette
  • Miami Trace Academic Booster Club
  • Railroad Preservation Society of Fayette County 
  • Scarecrow Festival
  • South Central Ohio Rabbit Breeder’s Association
  • South Plymouth Pumpkins
  • Southwest Ohio Corn Growers Association
  • Tri-County Triangle Trail
  • United Way of Fayette County
  • Village of Bloomingburg
  • Village of Jeffersonville Recreation Department
  • Village of Jeffersonville Pool
  • Village of Milledgeville
  • Village of Octa

Grant Recipient Resources

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