Visit Pensacola is now accepting grant applications for events occurring between Oct. 1, 2022 – Sept. 30, 2023. The grant deadline is June 1, at 5 p.m. Grant workshops will be hosted at the below dates and times in the Bowden Building located at 120 Church Street. All grant applicants are required to attend one of the workshops.
The Visit Pensacola Grant Committee will meet to review and score applications June 14 at 10 a.m. - noon. at the UWF Historic Trust Bowden Building, 1st Floor. Applicants are encouraged to attend to present to the committee. Following, the Visit Pensacola Board of Directors will vote to approve grants on June 22 at the monthly board meeting.
Developed in 2015, the Visit Pensacola grant program was established to aid organizations that coordinate events or visitor experiences with a demonstrated history of visitor impact or significant potential to draw visitors to the area. The Visit Pensacola event grant program’s main purpose is to attract visitors overnight while engaging the local community with more experiences. To date, the program has awarded over $1.6 million to numerous events and organizations within Escambia County.
For anyone seeking funds less than $4,999.99, mini grants are available year-round. For more information on grant guidelines, scoring and the application process, please contact Nicole Stacey at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit Pensacola also provides free marketing support through the calendar of events on its website. Events in Escambia County are encouraged to upload information to visitpensacola.com/events/submit-your-event/. To learn more about marketing opportunities with Visit Pensacola, visit www.visitpensacola.org.
Other Tourism Related Grant Programs
Art, Culture & Entertainment (ACE)
Grants are funded by the Escambia County Tourist Development Council (TDC) and are administered by ACE for cultural programs & events.
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Grants are funded by the Escambia County Tourist Development Council (TDC) and are administered by Pensacola Sports for events that demonstrate significant potential to draw visitors to the area.
Download the full grant packet for eligibility requirements and application form »