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Annual Tourism Grant Program
Statement of Purpose
The purpose of this grant program is to enhance the vistor experience, and overnight stays in Fayette, Somerset and Westmoreland counties.  A percentage of each county room tax is allocated to a grant program specifically established to support the county's tourism assets.

Grant Administration
The Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau is the administrator of the grant programs, overseeing the documentation process and compliance with guidelines.  Grants are subject to audit each year.  Grants are disbursed at the discretion of the grant committee designated by each county.

Criteria and Guidelines
Criteria and guidelines are established by each county.  Please refer to Westmoreland County guidelines as several requirements have changed.
Criteria and Guidelines as well as Grant Applications are available in the Link section to the right (below if on a mobile device)

"I Want a Grant.  How Do I Go About Getting It?"
Here are some simple grant writing tips to help you submit a successful grant.

PA Laurel Highlands
The Laurel Highlands Visitors
Bureau (a non-profit, membership
supported organization) has
served as the official tourism
promotion agency for the region
encompassing Fayette, Somerset
and Westmoreland Counties since