Grant County Tourism Council
The Grant County Tourism Council meets monthly at locations throughout Grant County. Persons interested in promoting tourism and events within the county are invited to join us. For more information, please call 608-822-3501 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
2020 GCTC Officers
President: Amy Olson
Vice-President: Susan Caya-Slusser
Past President: Heather Bontreger
Treasurer: James Schneider
Secretary: Darlene Mickelson
Visit our Facebook Page! https://www.facebook.com/GrantCountyTourism
2020 Meeting Schedule
January 16, 2020 – Shopping News – Platteville
February 20, 2020 – Lancaster – Doolittle’s Pub
March 15 – 17, 2020 – Governor’s Conf. on Tourism – Monona Terrace, Madison – Cancelled
April 16, 2020 – Zoom Meeting
May 21, 2020 – Zoom Meeting
June 18, 2020 – Zoom Meeting
July 16, 2020 – Vesperman Farms
August 27, 2020 – Zoom Conference Call
September 22, 2020 – Southwest Tech – Fennimore
October 15, 2020 – Zoom Conference Call
November 19, 2020 – Livingston Fire Station
No Meeting in December
2020 February Grant Cycle Information – February 5 – 4:00 p.m. Deadline
GRANT COUNTY TOURISM GRANT OFFERED
Category One: (Similar to previous years) Consideration shall be given to new and expanding projects, festivals, sports tournaments, conventions, cultural arts and special events benefiting Grant County and the region. This is a competitive application, based on limited resource dollars and the size of the grant award is capped at $2,500.00 per application. Up to $7,000 will be available in this category.
Category Two: (New last year) Matching grants designed to assist with marketing events/projects using social media. Up to $3,000 will be available in this category with a limit of $200 to any single event/project and a cap of $1,000 per community. New and existing events/projects are eligible.
Applications are due IN THE OFFICE before 4:00 pm ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2020. If mailing, please allow enough time so the application is received in the office before the deadline. The grants will be reviewed later in February. All applicants will be notified of review date.
- Tourism Grant Application-2020
- Tourism Grant Guidelines -2020
- for more information, visit www.co.grant.wi.gov or call 608-723-2125.
Video Tours of Grant County – Welcome, Real Estate and Relocation, Education, Quality of Life, Outdoor Recreation
Discover Wisconsin – Platteville – Where Roots Run Deep View the 500th episode of Discover Wisconsin, filmed in Platteville and surrounding area. Beautiful area and a wonderful experience!
Download the 2020 Grant County Activity Guide (19Mb 34 pages)