The Maine Tourism Marketing Partnership Program was developed to provide marketing funding to Maine’s eight designated tourism regions as well as to special events and targeted tourism-marketing efforts within Maine. Hannah Collins, the Senior Tourism Officer, oversees these grant programs.
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Regional Grant Program
This grant distributes money to permanent, non-profit, incorporated organizations whose primary purpose is to promote and expand tourism in each of the eight designated tourism regions.
Special Events Grant Program
This grant funds major events that have an impact on travel in at least two or more regions and/or generates national and/or international press coverage for the State. The events must have the ability to create multi-regional and/or statewide economic impacts that draw tourism-related activity inside Maine and from beyond its borders.
Tourism Enterprise Grant Program
The Tourism Enterprise Marketing Grant assists new and promising tourism focused marketing projects that will increase visitation of individuals residing fifty miles or more from the applying destination.
MTMPP Bicentennial Marketing Grant
The MTMPP Bicentennial Marketing Grant provides matching marketing funds to tourism-specific bicentennial marketing projects and events that will drive overnight visitation to Maine during Maine’s bicentennial celebration year (2020).
Maine Communities Grant
The Maine Communities Grant Program provides support to tourism focused, community-oriented marketing projects and events.