The Purpose of Appanoose County Tourism Grant Fund is to encourage development and expansion of destinations and events that bring visitors into Appanoose County. Funding for the grants comes from portion of lodging tax funds collected in the City of Centerville and in the unincorporated areas of Appanoose County. The Committee will base division of funds proportionately to the amount collected from each entity (City and County). Commission may award less than but not more than the amount requested. Funds are awarded on a competitive basis to projects that meet the overall objectives of the Tourism Committee.
Misrepresentation of facts or failure to comply with details outlined in application may result in reduction or withdrawal of grant approval.
Projects funded in the prior year may be required to appear before the committee to report on success of the project (you will be notified regarding date and time of appearance, if required).
Deadline: Grant Application to be awarded for the 2017 year will be available starting February, 1st and must be returned to the Chamber of Commerce no later than March 22nd, 4:00 pm.