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Charles County, Maryland

County Tourism Grant Funding Application Now Available

For Immediate Release
2016-049
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 3:45pm

County Tourism Grant Funding Application Now Available

The Department of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism fiscal 2018 tourism grant application is now available. 501c3 compliant organizations may request funding up to $10,000 for eligible projects. Applications are due by March 6, 2017, at 4 p.m. 

Desired project qualities include: 
•Enhancing county tourism objectives through events, exhibits, education programs, or recreational opportunities.
•Fostering or strengthening partnerships with other county organizations, attractions, or initiatives that extend single day events into collaborative, event weekends. 
•Enhancing county, state, and National Park Service trail and by-way experiences in Charles County through matching grant programs for interpretive signage.

For more information or a copy of the grant guidelines and application packet, visit www.CharlesCountyMD.gov under “For Visitors”; e-mail your request to PenceD@CharlesCountyMD.gov or JohnsonR@CharlesCountyMD.gov; or call the Tourism Division at 301-645-0610. Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 800-735-2258.

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About Charles County Government
The mission of Charles County Government is to provide our citizens the highest quality service possible in a timely, efficient and courteous manner. To achieve this goal, our government must be operated in an open and accessible atmosphere, be based on comprehensive long- and short-term planning and have an appropriate managerial organization tempered by fiscal responsibility. We support and encourage efforts to grow a diverse workplace. Charles County is a place where all people thrive and businesses grow and prosper; where the preservation of our heritage and environment is paramount; where government services to its citizens are provided at the highest level of excellence; and where the quality of life is the best in the nation.

It is the policy of Charles County to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religious or political affiliation or opinion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other status protected by law.