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Criteria for Grant Applications

Grant Purpose

Grants are available for projects/events which have the intent of bringing tourism dollars to the communities of Custer County.

Provide Project Information

  • Description, purpose, objective of event / project
  • How grant money will be used
  • How will this event / project benefit Custer County
  • Proposed date of event / timeline and completion date of project

Grant Request Deadline

Grant request deadline dates occur twice per year. Requests must be submitted to the Committee by April 30 and/or Oct. 31 each year.

Funds Must be Used To:

  • Improve the visitor attractions and facilities within the county
  •  Advertising and promotion of events encouraging visitors to come to the county, and use the travel and tourism facilities within the county

Application Contact

Application forms may be requested by contacting Rick Maas at 308-870-0165, rick_maas1@msn.com or Cheryl Carson at aedc@gpcom.net.

Provide Supporting Documents

  • Budget Worksheet for event / project  include bids if necessary
  • IRS Tax Exemption Letter (if applicable)
  • List of Officers or Board of Directors
  • Latest Financial Statement
  •  Current Operating Budget