2019 Tourism Grant Program

The Town of Matthews offers a grant program designed to provide financial assistance to organizations that deliver events or programs (projects) that promote visitation and tourism in Matthews.  The grant is funded through hotel occupancy and prepared food / beverage taxes.


  • Organizations must have a current non-profit status
  • Promotion of tourism and visitation to Matthews must be a component of the applying organization’s mission
  • Projects should have short and/or long-term potential of attracting visitors to Matthews
  • Organizations receiving grants are required to submit a post event/program report no later than 45 days after project completion
  • Grant funding left unspent must be returned within 45 days of the project’s completion
  • Submitted applications must include all information requested.INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR GRANT AWARD
  • All application information must be bound by paperclip or binder clip (please do not staple)
  • Organizations that would like more information about the grant program are welcome to attend the Tourism Grant Information Session that will be held on September 11, 2019 at 6:30PM in the Matthews Community Center.
  • Grant application deadline is September 30, 2019

Contact Corey King for more information at cking@matthewsnc.gov or 704-708-1263

Download the grant application


      Town of Matthews, North Carolina


      Town of Matthews
      232 Matthews Station St.
      Matthews, NC 28105

      Phone (704) 847-4411
      Fax (704) 845-1964


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