Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Press Release: It’s time to apply for 2008 spring Tourism Enhancement Grants

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Source: http://www.cityoffederalway.com/Attachment.ashx?id=821 (PDF)

It’s time to apply for 2008 spring Tourism Enhancement Grants
Did you know the City of Federal Way wants to help showcase your organization and events that are aimed at increasing tourism and overnight stays in Federal Way? More than $50,000 is available for the year through the City’s Tourism Enhancement Grant (TEG) program. TEG is a competitive grant program that supports cultural, arts, sports and community events that will occur in the Federal Way area. The following conditions apply:
  • * Eligible events: All eligible organizations that plan, sponsor or host amateur sporting, arts/cultural events, membership meetings, trainings and conferences, or other events that will bring participants from outside the greater Puget Sound area to Federal Way.

  • * Eligible costs: The grant can only be used for marketing, promotion and advertising of eligible events. Grants cannot cover entry fees, travel, salaries, material items, facility upgrades, capital campaigns or operating expenses.
Past funded events include:
  • * Federal Way Arts Commission Writer’s Conference

  • * Federal Way United Soccer Blast-Off

  • * Kikaha O Ke Kai Annual Outrigger Canoe Sprints

  • * Federal Way Symphony New Year’s Eve Pops Concert

  • * Men’s 45 & Over Fastpitch National Championship Team

  • * Pacific Northwest Association of Master Swimmers

  • * Federal Way Festival Days

  • * Rhododendron Species Foundation
There is no cap on individual grant requests. Funds will be awarded according to the selection criteria. If there is funding leftover after this grant cycle, another cycle will be held in the fall.

Applications are due March 31, 2008. Grants will be awarded by June 2008.

Applications are available at www.cityoffederalway.com, or are available for pickup at City Hall, 33325 8th Ave. S. To request an application be sent to you, call 253.835.2501, or e-mail to lillian.yeh@cityofcityfederalway.com.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- February 14, 2008

MEDIA CONTACT -- Lillian Yeh, Economic Development Assistant, 253.835.2501 or lillian.yeh@cityofcityfederalway.com



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