Grant Program

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 from Eastern Oregon’s key domestic and international markets.
  • Develop destination-based products that are in concert with the 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, Agritoursim.
  • Provide strategic industry professional development and training opportunities 



Interested applicants will be required to submit a Project Idea Form prior to submitting a grant application. Applicants must demonstrate at least a 10% cash match for a grant ask range from $1,000- $10,000. 



  • Online Application Opens
    • October 28, 2019
  • Online Application Closes   
    • December 9, 2019 (5pm) 
  • Grant Application Status Notification                   
    • January 31, 2020   
  • Signed Grant Contract Due to EOVA 
    • February 18, 2020 (5 p.m.)