Festival and Event Grants Available from NSTA

Festival and Event Grants Available
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The Nova Scotia Tourism Agency (NSTA) has launched the 2014 program criteria for its Festival and Events Program and Tourism Experiences Marketing Program.

The Festivals and Events Program provides financial assistance, to a maximum of $3,000, to Nova Scotia festivals and events which help attract visitors to the province and create an experience for travelers when they are here. Eligibility criteria and program guidelines are online http://novascotia.us2.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=1e825375437e190dd7bd78ec1&id=33173efac6&e=d2c24f7b2b

Application deadline is March 28, 2014.

The Tourism Experiences Marketing Program provides co-operative financial assistance (50 per cent of eligible costs to a maximum of $20,000) to assist tourism products, experiences, and major events with marketing projects that will help attract more first time visitors to Nova Scotia and encourage them to stay longer and spend more. Successful applicants must be able to demonstrate alignment with the Nova Scotia Tourism Strategy http://novascotia.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=1e825375437e190dd7bd78ec1&id=553c609f3d&e=d2c24f7b2b
and measurable value to Nova Scotia tourism. Eligibility criteria and program guidelines are on the NSTA website http://novascotia.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=1e825375437e190dd7bd78ec1&id=8f11d45a5a&e=d2c24f7b2b

Application deadline is March 28, 2014.

If you have questions, please contact Sarah Hennebury, Strategic Partnerships Officer, NSTA at (902) 798-6953 or by email at hennebsz@gov.ns.ca