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Explore Minnesota Tourism Grants Announced

Several tourism associations throughout Minnesota are seeing funds this year to aid in promoting the state

By Linden M. Bayliss

Visit Greater St. Cloud received $20,000  in tourism grant funds this year.
Visit Greater St. Cloud received $20,000 in tourism grant funds this year. || Photo by Jacob, courtesy of Adobe

The 2024 Explore Minnesota Tourism Recovery Grant program has awarded over 100 destination marketing organizations and other tourism associations throughout Minnesota with funds to aid in promoting their communities. Explore Minnesota Tourism is the state’s tourism promotion office that works to market the state as a year-round leisure and business destination.

Funds from the grants will go toward expenses such as general consumer marketing, the marketing of public events, website development, and social media management, among other things. A few of this year’s grant recipients include:

  • Bloomington, Minnesota Travel & Tourism
  • Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce
  • Experience Rochester
  • Lake County Chamber
  • Lake of the Woods Tourism
  • Meet Minneapolis
  • Visit Bemidji
  • Visit Cook County
  • Visit Greater St. Cloud
  • Visit Mankato

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