The Jackson County Visitor Center 2017 Developmental Grant application is now available. The grants will offer 1:1 funding match assistance to not-for-profit groups. These include a city, county or public organization, tourism related business or an organizational combination for new projects or enhancements designed to have a direct impact on Jackson County and tourism.

Successful projects will provide recreational, cultural, entertainment and/or educational attractions or events which enhance the quality of life in Jackson County and tourism offerings for residents, visitors and groups.

Projects should be completed within a year from the notification date of grant approval.

Application deadline for 2017 is April 1, with awards presented in June. Any funds left after the June awards may be available during an additional cycle.

For additional information and an application, visit the Jackson County Visitor Center offices at 100 North Broadway or call (812) 524-1914. You can also visit www.jacksoncountyin.com.