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October 19, 2015
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                    CONTACT:      Maggie Johnson
October 12, 2015                                                                                             901.729.2871                                                                                                                                                                             mjohnson@maagov.org

 

Memphis Area Association of Governments announces the Rural Tourism Marketing Co-op Grant

 

Memphis, TN – Memphis Area Association of Governments (MAAG) announces the Rural Tourism Marketing Co-op Grant to promote rural attractions within the counties of Fayette, Tipton, Lauderdale and rural Shelby County in Tennessee.  The grant provides tourism attractions, events and festivals the opportunity to expand the impact of their marketing message, increase visitation and increase travel-generated revenue. This co-op funding is provided by a partnership between MAAG and the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development’s Developmental Co-op.

Rural Tourism Marketing Co-Op Overview:

  • MAAG Budget: $10,000 ($2,500 max for each county)*
  • 1:1 Match
  • Support of TDTD “The Soundtrack of America. Made in Tennessee” campaign

Attractions, festivals, museums, and Tennessee Main Street organizations may apply to this competitive grant to help support their marketing plan.  The application deadline is November 10, 2015 by 3:00 PM CST. For more questions and information regarding the grant application and process, contact Maggie Johnson, 901-729-2871 or mjohnson@maagov.org. The application can be found on the MAAG website: www.maagov.org.

MAAG-2015-16 Rural Tourism Marketing Co-op – Overview

MAAG-2015-16 Rural Tourism Marketing Co-op – Application

 

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