Marketing Grants

MOT Grants for Maine's Tourism Regions, Special Events and Targeted Tourism Efforts

The Maine Tourism Marketing Partnership Program (MTMPP) was created to assist with the implementation of marketing programs designed to stimulate and expand Maine’s travel and tourism economy by coordinating the promotional efforts of the private sector with those of the Maine Office of Tourism (MOT) and its eight designated tourism regions.

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Hannah Collins
Phone: 207-624-7456
Email: hannah.collins@maine.gov

**Complete guidelines and application checklists for each grant are posted below.  The online portal to submit grant applications will open October 28, 2021.**

Enterprise Marketing Grant
The MTMPP Enterprise Marketing Grant supports tourism marketing projects aimed at increasing visitation to the applying destination.  Tourism Enterprise Marketing Grant Qualifying organizations must be a Maine non-profit, municipality or tribal government.  Applications are accepted for a minimum amount of $2,500 and a maximum amount of $10,000.  Application deadline November 18, 2021
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Application Checklist

Maine Communities Grant
The Maine Communities Grant Program provides support to tourism focused, community-oriented marketing projects and events.  A maximum of four (4) grants for each of the 8 designated Maine Tourism Regions will be awarded annually for amounts ranging from $500 – $2500. Application deadline November 18, 2021
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Application Checklist

Special Event Grant
The intent of the Special Event Grant is to provide marketing funds to assist existing, well-established events expand their audience to attract overnight visitation. Special Events have the ability to strengthen Maine’s brand and image nationally and/or internationally, have a direct economic impact on the state economy and/or attract visitation to Maine’s shoulder season.  Qualifying organizations must be a Maine non-profit, municipality or tribal government. One Special Event grant is awarded for each cycle (Cycle 1-Spring & Cycle-2 Fall).   Applications will be accepted for a minimum amount of $30,000 and a maximum amount of $60,000. Application deadline November 18, 2021
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Application Checklist