BOOST grant deadline Sept. 15

waynesboro2editsBuilding Opportunities tO Support Tourism (BOOST – formerly the Micro-Tourism Local Leverage Grant program) serves to support tourism-related ventures of eligible businesses within the City of Waynesboro through the award of grant funding up to $3,000 per entry/event.

Qualifying businesses include organizations facilitating activities such as fairs and festivals, as well as marketing (including social media applications), design and printing services. Funds are limited to new and existing tourism-related endeavors taking place within the City of Waynesboro betweenJuly 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015.

The grant application, available on the City’s Economic Development website atwww.waynesborobusiness.com, is listed under the “Data Downloads” section of the homepage.  Completed applications are due by 5pm on Monday, September 15, 2014 at the Tourism Office. A committee will review the applications and make determinations for grant awards by Friday, September 26, 2014. Full details for the requirements of the grant are included in the application, which can also be obtained from the Tourism Office, 301 W. Main Street, Waynesboro, VA 22980 or by calling 540-942-6570.

For more information about BOOST, please contact Jenny Carter, Assistant Director of Economic Development and Tourism at 540-942-6644 or carterjl@ci.waynesboro.va.us.



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