Funding available to expand tourism in “undiscovered” South Carolina destinations
August 2, 2021
SCPRT is accepting letters of intent from potential applicants until September 24, 2021
Columbia, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism (SCPRT) is now accepting letters of intent from local government entities for the Undiscovered South Carolina grant program.
This grant program assists communities with the development of publicly owned tourism products and attractions that bring visitors to “undiscovered” parts of the Palmetto State. Applicants must be a county or municipal government, or a local government applying on behalf of a nonprofit.
Letter of intent forms must be received by the SCPRT by September 24, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. Submission instructions are included on the form.
Undiscovered South Carolina grant information and eligibly criteria:
- Amount: $100,000 minimum up to $200,000
- Cash match: 1 to 1
- The applicant must be a county or municipal government with Accommodations Tax distributions of $900,000 or less, according to data released by the State Treasurer’s Office
Three projects were funded through the Undiscovered South Carolina grant in 2020 including the City of Rock Hill’s BMX Supercross and Pump Track renovation, Berkeley County’s Heritage Room renovations, and the City of Mauldin’s Cultural Center lobby and plaza renovation.
Find additional award criteria and eligibility information for the Undiscovered South Carolina grant program at scprt.com/tourism/grants/undiscovered-sc-grant. Learn more about SCPRT grant programs at scprt.com/grants.
For more information, contact Sam Queen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 803-767-3568.
Director of Corporate Communications SC Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism
1205 Pendleton Street, Columbia, SC 29201
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