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The purpose of this funding it to:

  • encourage an exciting and vibrant range of events in our community;
  • help promote a diverse culture, celebration of our heritage, and/or promotion of sport;
  • grow tourism to Grande Prairie;
  • grow volunteerism within the City;
  • provide a safe community; and
  • attract people to our City.

Festivals and sporting events that have a tourism draw of 40 km or greater, resulting in at least 35% of attendance by visitors to our community are invited to apply. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. 

Criteria and Guidelines:

  • Event must have a tourism draw of 40 km or greater, resulting in at least 35% of the attendance by visitors to our community. 
  • Event must be held in the City of Grande Prairie or at Evergreen Park
  • Event must proceed regardless of weather conditions
  • Applicant must provide proof of the quality and sustainability of the event
  • Applications may include festivals or sporting events
  • Applicant's organization must be a not-for-profit

Policy

Click here to view Policy 317 - Funding for Large Scale Tourism Events

Procedure

Click here to view Procedure 317-1 - Funding for Large Scale Tourism Events Guidelines.

More Information:

Please contact Karen McGriskin, Culture and Heritage Manager with enquiries at 780-538-0384 or email culture@cityofgp.com

Last updated: 11/20/2017 4:07:33 PM