Tourism Destination Event Funding Program Application

Visit Clearfield County is dedicated to enhancing the local economy by increasing tourism throughout our county. Tourism creates jobs and stimulates the economy with imported dollars. For every 147 room nights one job is created. Visit Clearfield County is prepared to offer tourism destination event funding to qualifying candidates for the 2016/17 fiscal year. This is a competitive program and is not guaranteed to any or all applicants. The perfect applicant for this funding would be hosting an event that spans over several days and would have potential generate overnight stays. Events that would be continuing and offer more than a onetime experience for visitors will be given extra attention. This funding is intended to be used for the purpose of supporting the mission of Visit Clearfield County.  Proper documentation must be provided before funds will be issued to awardees.

Timeframe: Open year round application process on a committee approved timeline. Visit Clearfield County is prepared to fund $50,000  in the current fiscal year. Click here to download a PDF form 

Non-applicable Expenses: The intention of this funding source is to assist with the direct costs of providing a destination event. Items not clearly listed in the approved application will not be eligible for reimbursement. The following list are examples of expenses that are not eligible for Visit Clearfield County Tourism Destination Event funding.

  • Depreciation of Goods
  • Local Marketing Expenses
  • Payroll Expenses
  • Personal items to be resold

Limit of Funding: Applicant may apply for up to $25,000 with a 25% cash or in-kind match. ($6250)

This application is part one of a three part process

  1. Completion of application
  2. Qualifying applicants receive invitation to present their program to Visit Clearfield County Strategic Planning committee
  3. Qualifying applicants receive invitation to present program to Visit Clearfield County Board of Directors for financial consideration