Juneteenth Grant

Missouri Division of Tourism’s 2023 Juneteenth Grant information can be found below. Non-profit and civic organizations across Missouri are encouraged to learn more and prepare their application for consideration.

Eligible areas: Statewide

Eligible applicants: Nonprofit organizations, destination marketing organizations (DMOs), city and county governments.

Eligible uses of grant funds:

This grant covers eligible costs and expenses related to development and activation of a 2023 Juneteenth celebration.

May include fees related to venue and rental usage, event marketing and advertising, live entertainment, security, event staging, clean up, food vendors, volunteer support, non-alcoholic beverages, audio/visual equipment, and personnel.

Important Dates:

Application submission opens July 5.

Deadline for applications is August 15.

Notifications to awardees will be sent September 30.

Disbursements begin October 1, 2022.

Funding Limits: Awards range in amounts from $5,000 to $100,000.

Application/Approval Procedure:

Applications submitted to the Missouri Division of Tourism (MDT) will be reviewed and scored to determine the eligibility of the event based on criteria found on the button below.


Missouri Division of Tourism

301 West High Street, Suite 290

Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: 573-751-4133

Email: tourism@ded.mo.gov

Web: VisitMo.com