’Tis the season for festivals, outdoor events, tourist destinations, and fairs. These festivities not only provide an opportunity for fun, but also create a great occasion for people from outside your community to visit and spend money in your town. Additionally, events such as these provide ways for organizations, schools, and businesses to promote themselves to people they might not otherwise reach. Of course, these endeavors often require money to plan and promote. Luckily, there are grants available, and the Grant Helpers can help match you with the appropriate ones. Following is a selection of tourism and event grants available.