The City of Jackson still requires facial coverings as part of the "Mayor's Safe Recovery Jackson Order," now in effect.

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Grants

The Tourism Grant program is offered through Visit Jackson to enhance visitor and tourism promotional efforts and tourism product development for events and attractions held in the city of Jackson. The Tourism Grant program assists entities with tourism marketing, promotion, tourism product development, attractions, special events, and festivals that will foster increased visitation from outside of the Jackson area, while enhancing the visitor's experience; ultimately resulting in heightened local economic impact. The purpose of this grant program it to provide funds for marketing, product development, and other qualified expenses directed towards increasing the number of Jackson, MS hotel occupancy and enhanced restaurant visitation. Events and attractions must demonstrate the propensity for the funded promotion/event/activity to generate a major positive economic impact for the City of Jackson.

CONVENTION & MEETING SUPPORT PROGRAM 

Designed to enhance conferences, meetings and trade shows, qualified applicants must clearly demonstrate the capability to generate a positive economic impact by attracting verifiable delegates or attendees from outside the Jackson area to stay overnight in Jackson hotels and patronize Jackson restaurants. Applicants must use Jackson venues and hotels to be eligible to receive Visit Jackson funding. Click to download the complete funding guidelines for review.


SPORTS & EQUINE FUNDING SUPPORT

Designed to enhance sporting & equine events in Jackson, qualified applicants must clearly demonstrate the capability to generate a positive economic impact by attracting verifiable delegates or attendees from outside the Jackson area to stay overnight in Jackson hotels and patronize Jackson restaurants. Applicants must use Jackson venues and hotels to be eligible to receive Visit Jackson funding. Click to download the complete funding guidelines for review.


ATTRACTIONS & MUSEUM SUPPORT FUNDING

Available to nonprofit organizations/attractions/museums that promote inbound tourism through public venues, qualified applicants must clearly demonstrate the ability to generate a major positive economic impact by attracting participants from outside Jackson to stay overnight in hotels and/or patronize Jackson restaurants. Click to download the complete funding guidelines for review.


FESTIVAL & CULTURAL EVENT SUPPORT

Available to nonprofit & government organizations that enhance events that have a propensity to generate positive economic impact within the City of Jackson, qualified applicants must clearly demonstrate the ability to generate a major positive economic impact by attracting participants from outside Jackson to stay overnight in hotels and/or patronize Jackson restaurants. Click to download the complete funding guidelines for review.