Missouri Division of Tourism Juneteenth Grant Applications Open Today

Jefferson City, Mo. – Missouri Division of Tourism’s 2024 Juneteenth Grant information is now available online at VisitMo.com. Nonprofit, civic and destination marketing organizations across Missouri are encouraged to visit the website to learn more and prepare their application for consideration.

Applications will be scored on a series of attributes, such as the number of years the event has been held, the number of days the event lasts, attendance and educational components, among other criteria. Awards range in amounts from $1,000 to $150,000.

Awarded funds can be used to cover eligible costs and expenses related to development and activation of a Juneteenth celebration, including venue rental, marketing, entertainment, clean up and more.

Application submission will open July 15 and close on August 31. Notifications to awardees will be sent September 30.

Detailed information and a downloadable application can be found at https://industry.visitmo.com/juneteenth-grant/.

About the Missouri Division of Tourism: The Missouri Division of Tourism works to showcase Missouri experiences through compelling storytelling to inspire travel, support healthy communities and strengthen the state’s economy. In fiscal year 2022, Missouri’s tourism industry welcomed 40 million visitors and generated more than $16 billion in taxable sales. Learn more at VisitMo.com.