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Unlock Tourism Potential with Room Tax Community Grants

Open Call for 2024 Spring Room Tax Grants

Secure Your Room Tax Grant Now

The Room Tax Community Grants support not-for-profit groups aiming to boost tourism in Rhinelander and the Town of Pelican for events between July 2024 and February 2025.


Unlock Opportunities with Room Tax Grants

  •  Not-for-profit groups in Rhinelander and the Town of Pelican can apply for Room Tax Community Grants to support tourism-related projects happening between July 2024 and February 2025.
  •  Applications for the 2024 Spring disbursement are open until 4 pm on Wednesday, May 1, 2024, through the Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce.
  •  These grants aim to enhance tourism by funding innovative events or initiatives that attract visitors and enrich their experience in Oneida County.

Unlock Tourism Potential with Room Tax Community Grants

Open Call for 2024 Spring Room Tax Grants
Are you part of a not-for-profit group passionate about making Rhinelander and the Town of Pelican a vibrant tourist destination? The Room Tax Community Grants could be your ticket to bringing those visions to life. With applications open for the 2024 Spring disbursement, now is the perfect opportunity to secure funding for your next big project or event happening between July 2024 and February 2025.

What You Need to Know
The Rhinelander Tourism and Marketing Committee (RTMC) is now accepting applications for the spring disbursement of Room Tax Community Grants. Funding is available for not-for-profit community groups and organizations. These grants are specifically designed for community groups that aim to boost tourism. Whether your project encourages visitors to explore the area or extends their stay, your initiative could greatly benefit from this financial support. Keep in mind, the focus is on not-for-profit activities in the Rhinelander and Town of Pelican areas. And it's crucial to remember that these grants aren't available for for-profit organizations.

How to Apply
Becoming a grant recipient starts with reaching out to the Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce. You can obtain a paper application by simply emailing [email protected] or giving the Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce a call at (715) 365-7464. Whether you prefer sending your application electronically or on paper, just make sure it's submitted by 4 pm on Wednesday, May 1, 2024. After the deadline, the RTMC board will review submissions at the May committee meeting.

Criteria and Considerations
The eligibility criteria for these grants are detailed on the application form, ensuring your project aligns with the grant’s purpose. Projects should focus on enhancing tourism through innovative events or initiatives that draw visitors and enrich their experience in the area.

Making Your Mark
Investing in tourism not only benefits your project but also plays a pivotal role in the economic growth and community development of Oneida County. Successful projects funded by the Room Tax Community Grants serve as shining examples of how community-focused efforts can create lasting impressions on visitors.

Take the First Step Today
Don't miss this chance to bring your project to life and contribute to the vibrant tourism scene in Rhinelander and the Town of Pelican. With the Room Tax Community Grants, your vision for attracting more visitors and enriching their stay can become a reality. Click here for the application and take that first step towards making a difference in our community. Together, we can make Oneida County a must-visit destination that tourists return to year after year.

All questions regarding room tax community grants funding can be directed to Lauren at the Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce at 715-365-7464.



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