Visit Frederick Announces TRIPP Grant Application for Fiscal Year 2023 | News


FRÉDÉRIC, MD., January 6, 2022 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Visit Frederick will accept applications for Tourism Reinvestment in Promotion and Products (TRIPP), a cooperative program of promotional funding and product development grants. Non-profit organizations and government agencies can apply to the program to access TRIPP funds to promote attractions and tourism development in Frederick County. The TRIPP program has awarded more than $ 3,388,000 since the program was launched in 2006.

A portion of the hotel tax revenue earmarked for Visit Frederick will be available for the promotion of local non-profit attractions and events and for the development of tourism products through attractions, events and activities. non-profit. The TRIPP program allocates this funding through a competitive application process that will fund advertising and development projects. The TRIPP program was budgeted at $ 280,000 for FY23 (July 1, 2022June 30, 2023). The FY23 program includes $ 168,000 for tourist advertising prices and $ 112,000 for tourism development grants

“The amount of funding budgeted for the TRIPP FY23 program actually represents a refreshing return to normal TRIPP funding levels before the pandemic,” said Dave ziedelis, Executive Director of Visit Frederick. “We are very pleased to infuse our non-profit organizations and government agencies with this valuable initiative supporting tourism and the economic impact that it brings.”

The program is open to Frederick County non-profit organizations and government agencies. Requests should be in line with Visit Frederick’s goals of increasing the number of visits, average visitor length of stay, and visitor spending in Frederick County. Applications will be evaluated by a five-member selection committee appointed by the Visit Frederick Board of Directors.

Potential applicants are encouraged to attend one of two workshops on Friday February 11, 2022, 1:30 p.m. Where Monday, February 14, 2022, 1:30 p.m. at the Frederick Visitor Center.

Completed applications should be submitted electronically to the Frederick Visitor Center by Thursday March 31, 2022, 5 p.m. and the announcement of funding allocations will be made in mid-May.

for more information, contact Patsy ensminger at [email protected] or 301-600-4043. More detailed information is available online at http://www.visitfrederick.org/tripp.

Media contact

Jake wynn, Marketing and Communications Manager, Visit Frederick, 301-600-4023, [email protected]

SOURCE Visit Frédéric


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