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Learn about the projects awarded funding through the Competitive & recovery Grant Program

The Oregon Tourism Commission, dba Travel Oregon has awarded $2,408,264.67 through its Competitive & Recovery Grant Program to support economic recovery by investing in projects that enhance and expand the visitor experience and prepare communities and visitors for COVID-19 safe travel. For this grant cycle, Travel Oregon received more than 400 applications with a request greater than $18 million.

Travel Oregon awards more than $2.4 million for projects that promote economic recovery across the state

Together we strive to create a better life for all Oregonians.

$12.8 Billion

Total Spending


Oregon Jobs

$592 Million

State & Local Tax Revenue

Learn more about the 35 awarded projects and anticipated outcomes.

Destination Ready 2021 Awarded Projects

In February 2021, Travel Oregon awarded $973,336 for the development, enhancement and stewardship of key visitor experiences that are COVID-19 appropriate that will aid in economic recovery, enhance local livability and provide access to a diversity of explorers through the Destination Ready program. Project work is underway across the state and all projects will be complete by September 2021, following program guidelines.

Destination Ready Program

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