The Convention & Visitors Bureau offers several programs to assist local organizations with funding for events.
Below is a brief description of each program. Please click on each program’s individual page to submit a form online or download the form following each description and mail the completed information to our office.
Prior to applying to the grant program, please make sure you add your event to our event calendar by filling out this form. As part of the requirements for the grant program, you must use the VisitFindlay logo on your marketing pieces, you can download the VisitFindlay logo here.
Co-Op Advertising Program
Designed to enhance marketing efforts with award amounts up to $1,000 in 50% matching funds. Events being held virtually are eligible for up to $250 with a 50% match. You may apply for one Co Op Advertising grant per event. Reimbursements are due 60 days after the competition of your event.
This application is due 60 days prior to the event. No awards will be granted prior to the 60 day deadline. Download the Application Fine Print Here.
Tournament Builder Program
Support non-profit organizers in establishing tournaments and competitions that will build awareness of the Findlay area and show a growth pattern that benefits the community. Must show a track record of overnight stays. 50% of total tournament budget, up to $1,500. No limit on number of applications per organization. Reimbursement Requests due 60 days after the conclusion of the event.
This application is due 60 days prior to the event. No awards will be granted prior to the 60 day deadline. Download the Application Fine Print here.