2017 Community Partnership Program now accepting grant applications!

Date: January 6, 2017
Apply today!

 2017 CPP Grant Application Process Open 

 
Deadline: March 6, 2017
 
Now accepting applications for 2017 Community Partnership Program (CPP) Grants. Funding is available for local tourism projects that have an ability to: 1) increase overnight stays in lodging facilities, 2) bring visitors into a community from more than 50 miles away to recreate, shop, dine or take in the arts, cultural or historic offerings, and/or 3) entice visitors to linger longer in communities within Clackamas County. Applications will be accepted through Monday Mar. 6, 2017.   
 
NEW FOR 2017 - On-line Application Form!
 
Applications will now be submitted on-line. Moving the process to a web-based format allows us to more efficiently manage data and share information with local Review & Selections Committees. The review & selection process, and funding process remain the same as last year. Projects that receive awards are expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2017.  And, as always, a year-end project will be required.
 
Proposals Evaluated on the Following:
 
20 Pts. - Likelihood of attracting visitors from outside the community
20 Pts. - Ability to create additional overnight stays within the County
15 Pts. - Includes/involves multiple community/tourism partners
15 Pts. - Leverages additional dollars and/or resources
15 Pts. - Project is self-sustaining, has growth potential, or is capacity building
15 Pts. - Project has measurable or attainable ROI
 
For more information, and to access the new on-line application form, click here.  
 
Note: You will need to review and agree to the program’s Terms and Conditions on the first page before proceeding with an application.   
 
If you have questions about this grant program please contact Jim Austin Jim@mthoodterritory.com or via phone at 503-742-5901.