June 26, 2018


Louise Heine

Destination Marketing Director, York County Convention & Visitors Bureau

717-852-9675 or louise@yorkpa.org


York County Tourism Grant Program is now accepting applications!


The York County Tourism Grant Program is now accepting applications for 2018 Round Two with a maximum grant amount of $10,000. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. August 1.

The Grant Program supports projects that grow the local tourism industry and draw more visitors to York County. Funded by the local room tax, tourism grants can help enhance existing programs, create a new event, and improve marketing efforts.

If an organization has a creative idea they could be a perfect fit if it:

• Enhances the visitor experience

• Creates a positive economic impact through overnight stays

• Strengthens an existing attraction

• Attracts visitors beyond a 50-mile radius of York.

Grant applications must be submitted online. Registration, requirements and restrictions can be found at www.yorkpa.org/AboutUs.  Questions about the application process may be directed to Denise Restuccia, Community Partnership Manager at the York County CVB, by emailing denise@yorkpa.org or calling 717-852-9675, ext.113.

About the York County Convention & Visitors Bureau

The York County Convention & Visitors Bureau’s mission is to maximize tourism expenditures and their economic impact in York County, PA, through comprehensive tourism sales and marketing programs. The York County CVB’s vision is for a York County where tourism is recognized for the value of its economic impact and its role in raising the profile of York County as a sought-after destination. Tourism generates significant positive economic impact across York County. According to Tourism Economics report, The Economic Impact of Travel in Pennsylvania: Tourism Satellite Account Calendar Year 2016, visitors spent $973.6 million in York County in 2016 and during that same year, the industry employed 7,912 people around the county. For more information on the York County Convention & Visitors Bureau, call 1-888-858-9675 or visit www.yorkpa.org.