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Fernley Convention & Tourism Authority

Posted on: November 1, 2018

FCTA Accepting Grant Applications for Round 2 FY2018-19

November 1, 2018 - The Fernley Convention & Tourism Authority (FCTA) is pleased to announce the opening of the second grant cycle for fiscal year 2018-19. The FCTA is looking for projects that are consistent with the FCTA's goals and objectives. These funds are for activities and programs that promote tourism to and within the City of Fernley during the period of January 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019. Grants fund are intended exclusively to develop, promote, and improve tourism to and within the City of Fernley; funds may be used for no other purpose. Projects should identify a specific target market, and offer a specific strategy for reaching this market. Please note, this grant is a reimbursable grant. To be eligible for reimbursement, all expenditures must occur during the grant period. For example radio, newspaper advertising, etc. must be contracted and performed between January 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019. 

Allocating of Grants

The FCTA Board will review and make grant selection during their December 2018 meeting (5:00 pm). Grant applicants will be notified when the agenda is available for review. Attendance at the meeting is strongly encouraged. Applications without representation at the Board's Funding Review meeting may not be considered for funding

One of the goals of the FCTA is to grant requests for funds generated by the Transient Lodging Tax to local, state, regional and other non-profit organizations for use in any of the following areas:

  • Advertise available accommodations, hotels, motels, restaurants, etc. within the City of Fernley
  • Advertise available transportation, bus, air, etc.
  • Advertise natural resources and climate
  • Advertise special events
  • Advertise the resources of the City of Fernley
  • Reimbursements of budgeted expenses for special events, which have been approved by the board

How to Apply

Click here for the current Application Form and current Grant Guidelines.  Incomplete applications may be rejected. All applications must be received by 4:00 pm on Friday, November 30, 2018 at:

City of Fernley

595 Silver Lace Blvd

Fernley, NV 89408

Please address applications to: FCTA Application.

For more information, please contact Trisha Conner at or call at 775-784-9858.

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