Oneida County Tourism (OCT) administers a competitive grant program that provides financial and technical assistance for the promotion of tourism activities offered by eligible nonprofit organizations and for profit businesses in Oneida County, New York. Grants are awarded for projects occurring between April 1 and March 31 each year.
The Tourism Marketing Grant Assistance Program (MGAP) is fully funded by an allocation of the Oneida County Occupancy Tax as dedicated by Oneida County Tourism. The grant program exists to expand the marketing and promotional efforts of tourism attractions, activities and events. Goals of the OCT MGAP program are to:
Eligible grant activities include ad placements, website development, brochures, direct mail, travel show attendance, and more. Download the Grant Guidelines for complete details.