The Hudson, NY Tourism Board is welcoming applications to fund projects that promote Hudson as an attractive destination and that strengthen our local communities and economy. The Columbia Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) will be providing administrative support for this program. 

Only businesses and organizations based in Hudson, NY are eligible to apply.

The Hudson NY, Tourism Board is accepting proposals for:
  • Short-term projects with awards of up to $5,000. Selected short term projects will be funded 50% of award upon the decision to fund, contingent on execution details provided in this application. The remaining funding will be issued on a reimbursement basis, based upon submission of an invoice for expenditures made in support of the project and accompanied by a brief written progress report submitted via email. A brief written final report must be submitted via email within 30 days of project completion.
  • Long-term projects with awards up to $15,000. Selected long term projects will be funded 50% of award upon the decision to fund, contingent on execution details provided in this application. The remaining funding will be issued on a reimbursement basis, based upon submission of an invoice for expenditures made in support of the project and accompanied by a brief written progress report submitted via email. A brief written final report must be submitted via email within 30 days of project completion.
*Projects selected by the Tourism Board from community-based organizations that request under $2,500 of funding, but which cannot be executed on a 50% reimbursable basis, will be referred to Columbia Economic Development Corporation's Hudson Tourism Fund for an upfront advance necessary to cover the 50% reimbursement requirement.

The Tourism Board has earmarked a potential $50,000 in funding for short-term projects and $100,000 in funding for long-term projects, however the Tourism Board does not commit to spending the full amount.  Applicants are permitted to apply for multiple or successive funding rounds. Each will be evaluated separately.

Project criteria and instructions to apply are on the following page.

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