(Brooksville, FL) Florida’s Adventure Coast Visitors Bureau will be accepting applications for local special event grant funding.

This will be the one and only opportunity to request grant funding for events planned between October 1, 2019 and September 30, 2020.

For consideration, completed applications must be received by close of business Monday, August 5, 2019. Oral presentation to the Tourism Development Council (TDC) will be heard at the September 12, 2019 TDC meeting, held at the Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport Administration Building, located at 15800 Flight Path Drive in Brooksville.

The TDC grant funding application is designed for download and digital completion. Access to the application packet is available at www.FloridasAdventureCoast.com.

Applicants should download the form, type question responses within the form, save as event name and – if submitting electronically – submit as an email attachment to theon@floridasadventurecoast.com. Handwritten applications will not be accepted.

The primary purpose for the Tourism Special Event Grant Funding Program is to provide funding to local organizations for marketing of special events that promote Florida’s Adventure Coast, Brooksville – Weeki Wachee as a tourist destination. Funds received pursuant to the Special Event Grant Funding Program must be used for expenditures associated with marketing and promoting the event to visitors and guests outside of Hernando County, with the goal of encouraging overnight visitors.

Contact Florida’s Adventure Coast Visitors Bureau at (352) 754-4405 for more information.