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Select one type of event you are seeking funding for: Before choosing, please read the requirements for each type on the main grant page.
Sporting Event Funding maximum request - $3,000
Product Development maximum request - $5,000
Marketing Funding maximum requests - $2,500 (Year 1) | $1,500 (Year 2) | $1,000 (Year 3)
Festival & Special maximum requests - $2,500 (Year 1) | $1,500 (Year 2) | $1,000 (Year 3)
Convention, Meetings & Seminar maximum requests - $2,500 (Year 1) $1,500 (Year 2) | $1,000 (Year 3)
All applicants must complete this section.
Who should we contact about the application?
Provide a detailed description of the event/project for which funds are being requested:
Only complete if you are applying for funding for a sporting event. Otherwise, continue to section B.
Please estimate the total number of spectators and participants from outside Lake, Porter, and LaPorte counties.
Only complete if you are applying for funding for product development. Otherwise, continue on to section C.
Only complete if you are applying for funding for a marketing project. Otherwise, continue on to section D.
Identify which of the following marketing tools will be used. This program will favor marketing projects that are driven from a marketing plan and utilize a variety of marketing tools.
Describe how these marketing tools will be used to target and attract visitors from outside of Lake, Porter and La Porte counties.
Only complete if you are applying for funding for a festival or special event. Otherwise, continue to section E.
Only complete if you are applying for funding for a convention, meeting, or seminar.
On behalf of the organization identified on this application, I certify that this application meets the eligibility requirements for the Indiana Dunes Tourism Promotion Program and that the information entered is true and accurate.
I understand that funding will not exceed the specified amount based on the type of event selected. Notification of approval by Indiana Dunes Tourism must be received prior to the start of any event/program. No reimbursement will be provided for event/program costs incurred prior to notification of approval.
I also understand that all documents related to this event/project must be submitted to Indiana Dunes Tourism within 60 days of when the event occurred or by December 15, 2023, whichever date comes first, unless otherwise noted by Indiana Dunes Tourism. Documents submitted after December 16, 2023 will not be reimbursed.
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