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The Village of Lombard is currently seeking grant applications for local programs and events that support tourism and promote the Village as a destination to nonresident visitors.
first time applicants to the Local Tourism Grant Program are encouraged to submit
an application for Local Tourism Grant funds to the Village by December 11, 2017.
Village of Lombard’s Local Tourism Grant Program was developed by the Village
through the Community Promotion and Tourism Committee, and provides funding for
local programs and events that encourage overnight, non-resident visitors to
the Village of Lombard. Applicants must be organizations seeking to produce and
promote a clearly defined festival, program or convention that attracts
overnight visitor stays in Lombard hotels. The purpose of the grant program is
to provide support for local tourism programs, attractions and events to
enhance the marketing of the Village of Lombard to visitors.
goal of the Local Tourism Grant program is to positively impact the vitality of
Lombard by contributing to the local economy through increased hotel occupancy,
visitor travel and local expenditures. Groups applying for grant funds are
encouraged to purchase all goods and services used for the event from
businesses located in Lombard.
“We look forward to offering
assistance to potential grantees who seek funding for their projects, and hope
to see new candidates come forward in this grant cycle," said Trustee Mike
Fugiel, Chairman of the Community Promotion and Tourism Committee. The initial deadline for the
2018 Local Tourism Grant Program is Dec. 11. First time applicants must attend
a grant-seekers workshop to receive assistance and guidance with their initial grant
application. Applications and additional information about the program may be found at www.villageoflombard/localtourismgrant. For more information on the grant program or to schedule a grant-seekers workshop, contact Assistant Village Manager Nicole Aranas at firstname.lastname@example.org.