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. Qualifying organizations must be a Maine non-profit, municipality or tribal government.

Hannah Collins, the Senior Tourism Officer, oversees these grant programs.
Contact Hannah at:
Phone: 207-624-7456

The online application portal will open April 8, 2021 at  FY22 Guidelines for each grant program are posted below.  

Enterprise Marketing Grant
The MTMPP Enterprise Marketing Grant supports tourism marketing projects aimed at increasing visitation to the applying destination.  Tourism Enterprise Marketing Grant Applications are accepted for a minimum amount of $2,500 and a maximum amount of $10,000.
Application deadline:  Wednesday, May 26, 2021
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Maine Communities
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:  Wednesday, May 26, 2021
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Regional Grants
The primary objective of the MTMPP Regional Grant Program is the creation and implementation of marketing programs designed to attract visitors to specific Maine tourism regions.  The goal of these funds is to assist new marketing initiatives and strengthen mature, healthy ones that align and support the Maine Office of Tourism’s (MOT) Five-Year Strategic Plan and/or Annual Plan.
Application deadline:  Wednesday, June 16, 2021
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To view past grant recipients, check here:

FY-21-Cycle2-MTMPP Grant Awards

FY21 – Cycle 1-MTMPP Grant Awards

FY20 – Fall MTMPP Grant Awards

FY20-Spring-MTMPP Grant Awards

FY2019-MTMPP Grant Awards