The BCVB Sports Grant Program was developed to create new or enhance existing events that will attract out-of-town visitors to Bloomington increasing hotel occupancy and providing economic development for our community.

GRANT FUND GUIDELINES

  • Eligible applicants include a sport event and/or sport organization that creates tourism and visitor spending in Bloomington area
  • BCVB's Sports Grant Program Committee (SGPC) and staff will be reviewing grants with final ratification from the BCVB's full Board of Directors
  • Emphasis on NEW tournaments
  • Tournaments that have already been booked are not eligible
  • Maximum number of grants per event is up to 1 per year for up to 3 years
  • Applicant must use BCVB's lead service for securing hotel rooms
  • Maximum amount that can be awarded per application is $2,500

Review Detailed Guidelines Prior to Completing the Application

2017 DEADLINES

  • Applications must be received by 5:00pm CST February 3, 2017
  • Award announcements will be made by 5:00pm CST April 7, 2017

If you are interested in applying for the BCVB Sports Grant Program please complete the application and someone will contact you within 1 business day.

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If you have questions, contact Todd Lehrke, Associate Directory, Sports Development at tlehrke@bloomingtonmn.org or 952-278-8518.