The Livingston County Tourism Festivals & Events Fund aims to assist Livingston County community groups, non-profit organizations, and tourism-related businesses in promoting and marketing festivals and events that will draw regional, national, and international visitors to the region. This matching grant program will provide reimbursement of up to 50% of eligible projects including the hosting, coordination, and execution of new events as well as existing events with new enhancements to draw tourists to Livingston County and promote quality of life, outdoor recreation, cultural experiences, and agritourism.
This program will make grants to community groups, non-profit organizations, and tourism-related for-profit businesses to produce new events and enhance existing events that will attract visitors to Livingston County. Applications should spur innovation and strengthen the economy by developing and enhancing the region's tourism and recreation industry. This fund focuses on high-quality, thoroughly-planned events that will draw tourists to Livingston County from outside the region when they previously would not have visited Livingston County. Funding is limited and will be awarded on a highly competitive basis.