Applications Open for Oregon Wine Country Plates Matching Grants Program

Travel Oregon is now accepting applications for Oregon Wine Country Plates Matching Grants funding.

The program awards grants to eligible applicants for projects that contribute to the development and improvement of communities throughout the state by promoting, enhancing, and expanding the visitor industry.

Applicants may apply for grants up to $50,000 for projects that promote wine and/or culinary tourism. Applicants must demonstrate a one-to-one match with at least 50 percent of matching funds being cash.

Download the Wine Country Plates Matching Grants Guidelines for specific eligibility requirements and to view the application questions.

Important dates:

  • Jan. 23, 2019 – Online application open
  • Feb. 22, 2019 – Online application closes
  • April 24, 2019 – Application status notification (work can officially begin)
  • May 26, 2020 – Project must be complete and final reporting documentation submitted

Travel Oregon administers the Oregon Wine Country Plates Matching Grants Program, which is funded through sales of the Wine Country license plate.

Learn more and complete the online application at: Industry.TravelOregon.com/WCPGrants