Bed Tax Grants - Group B

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism, Posted on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 10:59am

Applications for the 2014 Tourism Promotion Grant Program – Group B are now being accepted.

A portion of bed tax is intended to provide grants for advertising and promoting various new or expanded tourism events, unique festivals, attractions and experiences that will attract more visitors for extended stays, for overnight visits and for day getaways. Through this grant program, it is important to establish programs and opportunities to promote or support the development of specific themes or significant attractions and events that enhance the level of visitor experience in the area. Any eligible grantee will partner and coordinate with the Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning & Tourism (EDPT).


Chambers, Business Associations, non-profit organizations, events, festivals and other tourism associated activities. The funds in this group will be administered by EDPT. Grantees will partner and coordinate with EDPT. All advertising through this grant will be placed by the Department staff.

Applications must be submitted to the Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning & Tourism no later than December 20, 2013. Applications received after this date for any reason will not be considered.

For more information and to access the application please go

If you have any questions please contact:

Crystal Abers at 716-938-2318 or by email at cabers [at] cattco [dot] org

Deb Miller at 716-938-2318 or by email at deborahmiller [at] cattco [dot] org

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