Tourism Private Sector Grant Program
CSFA Number: 420-25-2167
Agency Name
Department Of Commerce And Economic Opportunity (420)
Agency Identification
Agency Contact
Tracey Minder
Short Description
Private Sector funding is for the purpose of attracting and hosting Tourism Events.
Subject Area
Economic Development
Program Function
Business and Commerce
Enabling Legislation
20 ILCS 665/5 Illinois Promotion Act
Objectives and Goals
Increase visitation and overnight stays in Illinois.
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Uses and Restrictions
Promotion or development of tourism. Match requirement. No indirect costs allowed. Grant does not allow reimbursement of pre-award costs.
Eligibility Requirements
Illinois not-for-profit organizations, for-profit entities, counties, municipalities, and local promotion groups to match funds from sources in Private Sector.
Eligible Applicants
Nonprofit Organizations; For-Profit Organizations; Government Organizations; Other;
Application and Award Processing
Competitive grant. Applications are due by deadline identified. All applications received by the deadline will be scored by an internal review committee; and, grants are awarded to the highest scorers until funding is exhausted. Finalists will be notified via a Notice of State Award.
Assistance Consideration
Post Assistance Requirements
Standard GATA reporting (performance, financial and audits if appropriate).
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2019 : $1,000,000
FY 2020 : $1,000,000
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDAward RangeApplication Range
Details20-420-763-33-1$10000 - $100000006/28/2019 - 09/30/2019 : 5 PM