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Annual Tourism Grant Program
Tourism Grant Program
All tourism-related businesses and organizations are eligible to apply.
The purpose of this grant program is to enhance the tourism experience, and increase tourism, visitation and overnight stays within Westmoreland County.
Awards are granted annually on the basis of merit as determined by the five-member Tourism Grant Review Committee and are administered by the Westmoreland County Commissioners and the Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau

To apply, send the application to: 
Laurel Highlands Visitor's Bureau
Westmoreland Co Tourism Grant Program
120 E. Main St.
Ligonier, PA  15658 

Deadline for receipt at LHVB Offices:  4:30 p.m., Friday, February 6, 2015.

Additional Information
Fax transmittals or emails will not be accepted.  Any application received after the deadline will be disqualified. Granting decisions will be determined and notification will be announced mid to late March 2015.

View 2014 Winners

Notice: handwritten applications will not be accepted. 

Grant Categories & Definitions
For-profit or non-profit businesses / organizations may apply for the following  categories: 
  • Marketing and advertising programs
  • Capital projects
  • Visitor Center

For more information on the Westmoreland County Tourism Grant Program, contact Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau Executive Director Ronald Virag, at (724) 238-5661, extension 105.

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