Tourism Capital Grant Program

As of 2:00PM CT on November 19, 2021, the Tourism Capital Grant program ​​​is no longer accepting applications in accordance with the application deadline posted in the Program Grant Announcement.​​

Applicants and other interested persons are encouraged to subscribe to the Program​ email distribution list.​


The purpose of this Program is to provide funding to assist local governments and tourism-entity nonprofits working to restore economic activity in Wisconsin following the COVID-19 pandemic. The State intends to award up to $21.9 million in grants through this Announcement. Funding for this assistance is provided to Wisconsin by the federal American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

For more information regarding the Tourism Capital Grant Program, including the grant application, please visit the dropdowns below. If you are interested in keeping up to date on the latest information regarding the Tourism Capital Grant Program, subscribe to our mailing list today​!

Program Information

  • Press Release - August 3, 2021
  • Grant Announcement​​ - Revised February 2, 2022
    • The Grant Announcement contains program details, eligibility requirements, and application selection and award processes.



  • Eligible Expense Incurred Period March 3, 2021 through December 31, 2024
  • Grant Announcement Issue Date Thursday, October 7, 2021
  • Application Form Live Thursday, October 7, 2021
  • Pre-Award Webinar Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 12:30 PM CDT ​​
  • Questions Due Monday, November 1, 2021 at 2:00 PM CDT​
  • Applications Due Friday, November 19, 2021 at 2:00 PM CDT (deadline extended)
  • Notification of Award Issue Date February 2022
  • Post-Award Webinar Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 10:00 AM 
  • Grant Agreement Execution Summer 2022
  • Reimbursement Requests See section 1.8 of Grant Announcement


Award Materials


Please review all available documentation on this page prior to contacting the program.