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CARES funding available for Tourism projects

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The Government of Alberta’s Community and Regional Economic Support (CARES) program funds initiatives that enhance local economic conditions and leverage regional resources to build capacity for sustainable economic development.

Tourism-focused projects are considered one of three priorities for this CARES program intake, in addition to innovation and investment attraction.

Tourism focused projects and initiatives that may align with CARES program outcomes include:

  • Tourism Opportunity Assessments
  • Tourism Gap Analysis
  • Destination Management Plans
  • Research-based studies surveys and plans.

Tourism organizations, municipalities, and non-profit tourism attraction operators are encouraged to apply.

The application deadline is December 2, 2019.

For more information on eligibility, how to apply and to view the applicant checklist, visit the CARES program website.

Program information webinars are planned for November 6, November 14 and November 20.