The FY 19 Tourism Related Competitive Funding Application period is now closed. The completed applications were due by Friday, April 13, 2018.
For more information please email Chris Behles in the Office of Community & Economic Development or call 410-638-3045 ext. 1835.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Harford County’s tourism-related competitive funding program uses revenue generated by the county’s hotel lodging fee to aid cultural, historical, museum, eco-tourism, and sports-tourism activities. The funded nonprofits not only improve the quality of life in Harford County, they draw visitors to the county’s tourism industry, boosting local business and increasing overnight stays that fund the program. More than 30 organizations have received awards in the last four years, with funding totaling more than $6 million dollars for tourism-related activities.
is limited to 501(c)3 and 501(c)6 organizations whose programs or operations
assist in the promotion of Harford County as a premier tourism destination and
attract visitors from outside the county’s borders. Harford
County’s annual tourism-related award program is funded by revenue generated
from the hotel lodging fee initiated by County Executive Barry Glassman and
first implemented in March 2015. The program is administered by the Harford
County Economic Development Advisory Board’s Tourism Activity Review Committee
(TARC), which reviews applications and makes award recommendations to County