The objective of the County of Simcoe Tourism, Culture and Sport Grant Program is to support and enhance Tourism, Culture and Sport in Simcoe County through:

  • Investing in tourism, culture and sport activities that promote awareness, access, participation and appreciation of the distinct, diverse offerings within the County of Simcoe;
  • Building organizational capacity in existing and new local organizations;
  • Encouraging collaborative opportunities and partnerships;
  • Contributing to the County of Simcoe’s overall economic health and sense of place; and
  • Enhancing participants’ experiences by supporting innovative and accessible programming

Funding envelope is $300,000 and funding is awarded in two (2) streams:

1.    Capacity-Building

Under this stream, grants up to $5,000 are awarded to qualified groups to support the organizations’ developmental needs.

2.    Project and Campaign

Under this stream, grants up to $25,000 are awarded to qualified organizations that cultivate partnerships and collaborations to develop tourism, culture and sport programs and initiatives.

Application Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2020 no later than 4:30PM

Applicant Information Session

Friday, January 24, 2020 | 10:00AM to 12:00PM

Simcoe County Conference Room at the County of Simcoe Administration Centre – 1110 Highway 26, Midhurst ON L9X 1N6

Join the information session on the new County of Simcoe Tourism, Culture and Sport Grant. There will be a presentation on eligibility and criteria, the application process, and time for your questions. Please RSVP to Brianne Dubeau at[email protected]

Forms and Information:

2020 SCTDF Grant Guidelines

2020 SCTDF Grant Application

For more information and/or to determine if your organization is eligible to submit an application, please contact:

Brianne Dubeau
Experience Development Coordinator
[email protected]
705-726-9300 x1620

Source: County of Simcoe