Edgecombe Tourism, NC

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Tourism Grant Forms


The purpose of the Edgecombe County Tourism Development Authority (ECTDA) is to increase travel and over-night stays to Edgecombe County improving the economy of the county. 

Description of the Program:
The Tourism Assistance Grant (TAG) program’s primary purpose is to stimulate and assist Edgecombe County organizations and agencies in promoting and marketing tourism and culturally-related experiences that increase commerce to our county and drive overnight visitation.

Evaluation of Grants:
To be considered for a grant your organization must complete the grant application form which is available from the ECTDA (email- director@Tarborochamber.com ) or tripnc.com website under Tourism Grant Request.  The Edgecombe County Tourism Development Authority (ECTDA) will evaluate each request and recommend awards at a regularly scheduled board meeting. 

Grant applications will be scored by the Committee based on the following factors:

  • Ability to generate Edgecombe County lodging stays
  • Uniqueness and innovation of the project
  • Market to be served
  • Strength of the marketing plan
  • Financial Stability of the organization
  • Ability to match funds
  • Sustainability and growth of the event
  • Ability to self-sustain without funding