Tourism Marketing and Membership Subsidy

Closed 05 November 2021, 05:00 PM

Opening Date   Applications open on 4 October 2021
Aims / Outcomes
To assist tourism businesses to access cooperative marketing opportunities offered by relevant industry associations by:
  • Subsidising regional or a local tourism association membership fee
  • Contributing to the cost of marketing applicant business and the region at a tourism trade show/expo that will encourage visitors to their business
Value

Grant will subsidise up to 50% of the total cost of an association fee or marketing opportunity, to a maximum of $1,000

Grant guidelines Download the Business and Economy Recovery Guidelines(PDF, 288KB)

 

About this grant

The Business and Economy Recovery Grant program is designed to provide funding assistance to individual Mornington Peninsula small businesses to strengthen resilience and build capacity in the current COVID economy.

Assessment

  • Applicable to businesses that would benefit from joining a membership association or participating in a cooperative marketing campaign that would boost tourism visitation to their industry sector
  • Grant will subsidise up to 50% of the total cost of an association fee or marketing opportunity, to a maximum of $1,000
  • Applicable to fees paid for 2021/2022 financial year (fees will be paid retrospectively with evidence of tax invoice/receipt)

 

Eligibility

This grant is available only to tourism businesses.  Reference guidelines(PDF, 288KB)  for full eligibility.

Acquittal

  • Must be completed by 30 June 2022 and a report on outcomes provided back to Council. 
  • Applicants will be notified via email when the acquittal form is available via SmartyGrants
  • Applicants will receive a reminder email prior to the acquittal due date