Travel Oregon is now accepting applications for Oregon Wine Country License Plates Matching Grants funding. The program awards grants to eligible applicants for projects that promote wine and culinary tourism. Recent awarded projects have included: event promotion, digital marketing upgrades, winery visitor research and food trail maps/passports.
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% of matching funds being cash. Download the Wine Country Plates Matching Grants Guidelines for specific eligibility requirements and to view the application questions.
- Jan. 22, 2020 – Online application open
- Feb. 21, 2020 at 5 p.m. – Online application closes
- April 22, 2020 – Application status notification (work can officially begin)
- May 26, 2021 – Project must be complete and final reporting documentation submitted
Travel Oregon administers the Oregon Wine Country License 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.
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