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Tuesday, January 17, 2017 / Categories: Public Notices

Tourism Product Development Grant Program

Tourism Product Development Grant Program - Now accepting applications

Whitecourt Woodlands Tourism is accepting applications to the Tourism Product Development Grant Program.  The program was developed to help support the development of tourism based products and services. 

Do you have a tourism based business and thinking about expanding your services?  Or,   have you thought about starting a tourism based venture?  Have you ever thought about offering jet boat or mountain bike tours as an interesting summer job? You could be eligible for up to $2,500 to assist with enhancements or startup costs including: advertising, capital investments, wages, and other related operational expenses.

All applications must include a letter of interest or business plan detailing the project, noting the sustainability and potential growth of the business, as well as a description of what the funds will be used for.  Applicants must be at least 18 years of age or have a guardian’s signature on the letter of interest.  A certificate of insurance must also be provided prior to funds being released.

Applications for funding can be submitted to:

Whitecourt Woodlands Tourism 

c/o Town of Whitecourt

5004 52nd Avenue, Box 509, Whitecourt AB  T7S 1N6

Re: Tourism Product Development Grant Program

Completed applications must be received at the above location prior to 4:30PM on Friday, February 3, 2017.

For more information on the program visit or contact Rhonda Hough, Whitecourt Economic Development Officer at 780-778-2273.