Tourism Office Announces Spring 2020 Grant Recipients
BUCKS COUNTY, PA (June 1, 2020) – Visit Bucks County (VBC), the official tourism promotion agency for Bucks County distributed $210,500 to 38 Bucks County non-profits.
The Visit Bucks County Tourism Grant program was established more than ten years ago to assist in the development and enhancement of not-for-profit tourism initiatives in Bucks County. The program is funded from a portion received from the Bucks County lodging tax assessed to visitors staying overnight in hotels, bed and breakfasts and home-shares.
Since the inception of the grant program, Visit Bucks County has distributed more than $4.8 million to more than 100 organizations. Grant funding is used for advertising, new exhibits, increased signage, restorations, website redesigns, marketing collateral and more.
Beginning this cycle, one grant recipient will be recognized, in name, as the Charles H. Martin Grant in honor of Commissioner Martin’s commitment in starting and supporting the Bucks County Tourism Grant Program for nonprofits in the travel and hospitality industry. The spring 2020 recipient is Craven Hall Historical Society, Inc.
Spring 2020 recipients are as follows:
Artists of Yardley (AOY) Art Center
Arts & Cultural Council of Bucks County
Bristol Riverside Theatre
Bucks County Audubon Society at Honey Hollow
Bucks County Center for the Performing Arts
Bucks County Children's Museum
Bucks County Choral Society
Bucks County Covered Bridge Society
Bucks County Historical Society
Bucks County Playhouse Theater, Inc.
Bucks County Symphony Society
Bucks County Tour of Honor
Bucks County Wine Trail
Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce
Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, Inc.
Friends of the Delaware Canal
Friends of Washington Crossing Park
Lenape Chamber Ensemble
Michener Art Museum
New Hope Arts Inc.
New Hope Historical Society
Newtown Historic Association
Pearl S. Buck International
Quakertown Historical Society
September 11th National Memorial Trail
Snipes Farm and Education Center
The Pennsbury Society
TMA Bucks Foundation
Warwick Township Historical Society
William Tennent House Association
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About Visit Bucks County
Visit Bucks County (VBC) promotes travel to and within Bucks County, Pennsylvania. As the County’s officially-designated tourism marketing agency, VBC drives visitation, increases overnight stays and fuels the local economy by promoting all there is to see and do in Bucks County. VBC supports local businesses in the tourism and hospitality industry, including lodging, attractions, restaurants, retail, events and more. Annually, more than 8.1 million people visit Bucks County generating more than a billion dollars in economic impact contributing to a hospitality workforce of 28,000 employees.