In alignment with our mission to promote the Eastern Oregon visitor experience and to enhance and preserve the region's quality of life and economy, the grant program's key initiatives are to:

  • Drive visitation and overnight stays from Eastern Oregon's key domestic and international markets.
  • Develop destination-based products that are in concert with Eastern Oregon's natural environment, support the stewardship of the state's resources and its rich history 
  • Tie into or enhance one of EOVA's marketing and development pillars: Outdoor, Cultural & Heritage, Agritourism.
  • Provide strategic industry professional development and training opportunities 
For program intent, eligibility, developing a strong application, and application process, review the EO REGIONAL GRANT GUIDELINES.
Interested applicants will be required to submit a PRE-APPLICATION FORM prior to submitting a grant application. Applicants must demonstrate at least a 10% cash match for a grant ask range from $1,000- $7,000. 

The PRE-APPLICATION FORM will be open from October 1 through November 19.  The EO Regional Grant Application will be available online, and will be open through 5pm December 3, 2021.  Click on the "Grant Materials" button below to start preparing your application today!  Have questions?  Click on the "Grant FAQs" button below.



***IMPORTANT DATES***

Pre-Application Opens

  • October 1, 2021
EO Regional Grant Application Opens
  • Available online soon

Pre-Application Closes

  • November 19, 2021

EO Regional Grant Application Closes

  • December 3, 2021 (5pm)
Grant Application Status Notification (and work can officially begin)              
  • January 28, 2022
Signed Grant Contract Due to EOVA 
  • February 7, 2022 (5pm)