Visitor center offering developmental grants

The Jackson County Visitor Center 2016 Developmental Grant application is now available.

The grants will offer a one-to-one funding match assistance to nonprofit groups; a city, county or public organization; tourism-related business; or an organizational combination for new projects or enhancements designed to have a direct impact on Jackson County and tourism.

Successful projects will provide recreational, cultural, entertainment and/or educational attractions or events that enhance the quality of life in Jackson County and tourism offerings for residents, visitors and groups.

Projects should be completed within a year from the notification date of grant approval

The application deadline is April 1, and awards will be presented in June. Any funds left after the June awards may be available during an additional cycle.

For information and an application, visit the center’s office at 100 N. Broadway St. in Seymour, call 812-524-1914 or visit