Explore Minnesota 2015 Grant Guidelines Now Available
Release Date: Jul 15, 2014
The Explore Minnesota guidelines for 2015 grants are now available. The grant program is offered to assist communities and scenic byway organizations in attracting travelers to Minnesota. Information on the program and guidelines for grants are posted on the industry website grants page.
The maximum grant amount is $8,000 and requires a match from the recipient. Organizations with total income of $100,000 or less qualify for a 1-to-1 match; those with total income over $100,000 are required to match at 2-to-1.
Very little was changed in the 2015 grant guidelines, however, prospective applicants are encouraged to carefully review the guidelines as they consider projects that might be included in the grant application. Applications are due Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014.
Minnesota non-profit tourism or scenic byway organizations who want further information on the grant program should contact their respective regional manager:
Central or Northwest - Carol Altepeter, 888-629-6466, or David Bergman, 888-563-7777
Metro - Gayle Junnila, 800-657-3637; 651-757-1852
Northeast - Tim Campbell, 888-876-6784
Southern - Dave Vogel, 888-975-6766