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Awards & Grants

Indiana Office of Tourism Development Grant Information & Application

The Indiana Office of Tourism Development (IOTD, Indiana Tourism) offers matching grants to cities, towns, counties and nonprofit entities located in Indiana that are involved with tourism promotion and development. Projects that contribute to the development and improvement of local economies and communities throughout Indiana by means of enhancing, expanding and promoting the visitor industry are eligible to receive funding. The application process for 2017 grants is now open. 

Competitive Grant opportunities include:
-Marketing Asset
-Destination Development 

View the Marketing Asset Grant Guidelines >

View the Marketing Asset Grant Application >

View the Destination Development Grant Guidelines > 

View the Destination Development Grant Application >

View the IOTD Grant Program FAQs >

Place Based Investment Fund Information:

View the Place Based Investment Fund Application >

View the Place Based Investment Fund Information Sheet >

View the Place Based Investment Fund FAQs >

View the 2015 Placed Based Investment Fund grantees >

Other Indiana Tourism Grant Opportunities >

 

2017 Will Koch Leadership and Hoosier Hospitality Awards

TBD

 

Will Koch Indiana Tourism Leadership Award Nomination Form

2017 Nominations Due: TBD

Named after the late Will Koch, long-time owner and president of Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari and chief executive
officer of its parent company, Koch Development Corporation, the award honors Mr. Koch’s devotion to business and
community and his lasting impact on the State of Indiana. A deserving Hoosier who demonstrates the following qualities
will receive the award each year.

  • Leadership qualities and ability to inspire others;
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and willingness to invest in Indiana;
  • Commitment to tourism and business development in Indiana;
  • Dedication to improve Indiana’s travel and tourism profile; and
  • Distinguished service to community.

 

Hoosier Hospitality Award Nomination Form

2017 Nominations Due: TBD

An award presented to those who personify Hoosier Hospitality. Someone in your community who goes
out of their way to make visitors feel good about their visit to Indiana.