The purpose of this Request for Information, therefore, is to identify potential projects that can provide economic and community development benefits. Projects will be vetted by the DRI Local Planning Committee (LPC) at meetings open to the public. The LPC will consider each project using the Project Criteria at the end of this form. Projects should be implemented in five years or less and be located within the DRI boundary.
The Tourism Advisory Committee (TAC) is seeking applications for funding, which is made possible through the collection of the Yates County Occupancy Tax.
Applications are due by September 7th at 4 PM and are available by request, online or at the Yates County Chamber of Commerce at 2375 Route 14A in Penn Yan.
Once applications are received, the TAC will review the submissions and each organization will schedule a personal presentation for Thursday, September 25, 2018 with the committee. A notice of the grant will be sent following approval of the TAC and Yates County legislative budget adoption.
Last year’s recipients of funding included the Yates County Chamber of Commerce (the county’s Tourism Promotion Agency), Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance, Finger Lakes Wine Country, Mom’s 5k Run, Arts Center of Yates County, The Windmill, Keuka Outlet Trail, Dundee Scottish Festival, Finger Lakes Farm Country, and Fox Run Vineyards.
For more information, or to request a copy of the application, please contact the Chamber of Commerce at 315-536-3111 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will also be available by visiting www.yatesny.com and www.yatescounty.org.
The TAC is composed of individuals representing segments from the local tourism industry. The purpose of the TAC is to request and review applications for funding, giving priority to marketing activities and events that drive overnight visitation to Yates County and that have a demonstrative return on investment.
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