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Livermore Tourism and Special Event Grants 2013-2014 Now Available

June 18, 2013

The City of Livermore is pleased to announce the availability of the 2013-2014 Tourism and Special Event Grants. Under this program, five (5) grants of $1000 each will be awarded to organizations that successfully demonstrate that their event will directly benefit Livermore downtown businesses and local wineries. Events must at least: 1) be held within the grant period between July 1, 2013-June 15, 2014; 2) generate the largest attendance (minimum of 1,000 expected attendees); and 3) encourage tourism to the area. Grant funds cannot exceed fifty percent (50%) of the event expenses and groups must demonstrate that at least fifty (50%) of the event expenses will be generated from other sources.

Organizations interested in being considered must submit an application form along with supporting documentation to Theresa De La Vega, Economic Development Specialist, 1052 S. Livermore Avenue, Livermore, CA 94550. Completed applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. PST on July 5, 2013 to be considered.

The application form and guidelines are now posted on the City of Livermore website and are also available at City Hall, 1052 S. Livermore Avenue, Livermore, CA. For questions or to request a copy of the application form, contact Theresa De La Vega at phone number (925) 960-4049 or via email at tbdelavega@cityoflivermore.net.