Capital projects must be located
within Citrus County and serve to establish new or refurbish existing facilities
or infrastructures that are publicly owned and operated or owned and operated
by not-for-profit organizations and open to the public for recreational
activities, cultural events and performances that host events in Citrus County
whose primary goal and purpose is to bring substantial numbers of
tourists/visitors to the County, thereby promoting overnight hotel stays within
Tourist Development Capital
Projects Funding will be allocated from the Tourist Development Tax Budget.
This will ensure that funding is available for contribution for financial
assistance for special events and other programs that generate increased
tourism activity within Citrus County. The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC)
of Citrus County, a political subdivision of the State of Florida, (County) may
allocate an annual allotment of Tourism Development Tax Revenue to the Reserve
Fund to facilitate Capital Projects.
goals of the program are:
overnight stays in Citrus County
a positive image and increased visibility of the area’s attractions
expenditures by visitors to Citrus County
the quality of existing infrastructure and encourage new economic development
visitors to the different areas in the County.
Special Project/Events Grant
County Tourist Development Council (TDC) offers a Special Event Grant program
to organizations designated to promote Special Project/Events Grant program to
organizations to promote special events/projects to attract overnight visitors
to Citrus County thereby impacting the lodging industry. A Special Event
is defined as any activity, service, venue or event, intended to attract overnight
visitors to Citrus County.
Project/Events Grant is to provide funding to advertise and promote events to
out of county markets to attract overnight visitors. The Grant funds are
intended to supplement the organization’s budget and are restricted in their
use for Marketing, Advertisement, and Promotional materials.
Collateral Materials Grant
The purpose of the Citrus County
Tourist Development Collateral Materials Grant is to assist organizations in
Citrus County by providing funding awards for program dollars to make our area
more appealing to visitors who are spending the night in Citrus County. This
grant leverages TDC resources and extends the marketing for Citrus County.
The goals of the program are:
Increase overnight stays in
Promote a positive image and
increased visibility of the area’s attractions
Increase expenditures by visitors
to Citrus County
Enhance the quality of existing
material and encourage new collateral development
Educate visitors to the different
areas in the County.
application submittal dates for Collateral Materials are the same as for
more detail on each type of grant, maximum awards, eligible projects, reporting
requirements, etc., visit the Tourist Development Council website at: http://www.citrusbocc.com/commissioners/advboards/tdc/tdc.htm.
Applicants must conform to the TDC’s policies and procedures as
specified. Applications failing to meet the deadlines will not be
considered until the next funding cycle.