Tourism Event Grant Applications Now Being Accepted

The purpose of this grant is to provide financial assistance to market and advertise a special event to reach a broader market than the current budget allows.

An emphasis should be placed on growing the event to increase revenues with a goal of sustainability

Grant Amounts
$500 minimum $5,000 maximum

Consideration will be given to events that

  • Promote a positive image of Brown County
  • Promote and encourage overnight visitors to Brown County
  • Encourage visitation during shoulder months
  • Create a direct local economic impact
  • Draw a minimum of 150 people
  • Draw media exposure

Requested monies must be used for Advertising and Marketing

Grant Process
Applications can be submitted at any time, but must be submitted online one week prior to a CVB Board Meeting in order to start the application process. Please allow 2-3 months for your application to be processed.  CVB Board Meeting Schedule

Please review the following before beginning the applications:

Grant Criteria

Printable Worksheet

Submit application

Grant Follow Up Report

For questions, contact Jamie Newton at the Brown County CVB at 812-988-3483 or by email at

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