Alaska Small Business Development Center

COVID-Safe Travel Promotion and Marketing Grant Program Launch

May 3, 2021
The Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development (DCCED) Division of Community and Regional Affairs (DCRA) has launched the COVID-Safe Travel Promotion and Marketing Grant Program.

DCCED encourages nonprofit entities engaged in tourism marketing and promotion to apply no later than 4:30 p.m. on Monday, May 10, 2021.

This is a competitive, multi-award grant opportunity for the rapid deployment of marketing campaigns promoting Alaska as a COVID-safe travel destination for the Summer of 2021. Promotions may be marketed toward in-state travelers as well as independent travelers in national and international markets.

Four levels of grants will be awarded, ranging from $100,000-$3,000,000, with a total of $10 million available. Qualifying nonprofits should submit proposals to promote Alaska as a COVID-safe travel destination, encourage Alaskans to get out and explore the State and increase awareness of vaccine availability in national and international independent travel markets.

For more information about this grant and to access the application, visit
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