The Local Marketing Grant has been developed to support local businesses in the creation of a marketing plan and/or marketing materials that aims to drive cash flow to the business and supports economic recovery.
The grant will allow business owners to enhance their marketing efforts or digital presence while driving local tourism efforts by attracting visitors to the city.
The Local Marketing Grant will pay up to 50% to a maximum of $2,500 for the creation of a marketing plan or marketing content that aims to drive cash flow to the business and supports overall recovery efforts.
Collaborative projects involving three or more businesses will be eligible for up to 75% of project funding up to a maximum of $7,500. The intent of this will be to drive tourism efforts, enhance the visitor experience, encourage placemaking and create natural partnerships and itineraries.
The Local Marketing Grant will open for applications on August 24, 2020 and will remain open until grant funding has been allocated.
To be eligible for reimbursement, no work is to be performed until a Reimbursement Agreement is entered into with the City. Work that has commenced prior to City approval is not eligible for reimbursement. Applicants are responsible for reviewing the Eligibility Criteria below prior to submitting an application.
Applicants are encouraged to discuss their project with the Program Coordinator prior to submitting their application.
The Program Coordinator can be reached at email@example.com