City Tourism Grant Program

Who Can Apply

  • Agencies or groups actively engaged in the promotion and enhancement of new or existing tourism and events in the Stanwood community may apply for this tourism promotion grant.

  • Priority will be given to events in Stanwood that promote tourism and out-of-­town visitors; demonstrates economic benefit to City of Stanwood businesses; support events and activities which have the potential to grow and be repeated year after year.

Eligible Event Activities

  • Marketing costs to include: advertising, publicizing and distributing information for the purpose of attracting and welcoming tourists.

Funding for New Events

Grants may be considered in an amount up to $1,000 for events with less than 4,000 participants, and $2,000 for events over 4,000 participants. Grant award must be matched at 50% from sponsoring organization. Match may consist of cash, donated and documented services

Application Procedures

  • The grant application is part of the Special Event Application, pages 6-8.
  • All information is required; incomplete or missing information will disqualify applicant.
  • Grant applications to be submitted to:
    City of Stanwood
    Attention: City Administrator
    10220 270th Street NW
    Stanwood, WA 98292
    Fax: 360-629-3009

Supporting Documents