Tourism Grant Forms
EDGECOMBE COUNTY TOURISM DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
TOURISM ASSISTANCE GRANT (TAG) GUIDELINES
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