Fernley Convention & Tourism Authority

Fernley Convention & Tourism Authority Accepting Grant Applications

The Fernley Convention & Tourism Authority will be accepting grant applications May 1, 2022 through May 31, 2022. These funds are for projects, events, and/or activities that will promote tourism in Fernley during the period of July 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022. Please read the updated FCTA Grant Guidelines prior to completing the application. All applications must be submitted on the online portal by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, May 31, 2022.

The FCTA Board will review grant applications and make grant selection during the June 2022 FCTA Board meeting. The FCTA Board meeting starts at 6:00 pm June 13, 2022 City Hall or by Zoom. Grant applicants will be notified when the FCTA meeting agenda is posted. Attendance or participation during the FCTA Board meeting is strongly recommended. Applications without representation at the Board meeting may not be considered for funding.

FCTA application form link FY2022-23 Round 1

For more information or questions, please call 775-784-9858 or email ahomme@cityoffernley.org

Good Luck!

FCTA accepting grant apps R1 - FY23 pic

Mandatory Grant Applicant Meeting

The FCTA grant application process for Round 1 of Fiscal Year 2022-2023 is May 2022. This is for projects or events on or between July 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022. The City will hold a mandatory meeting on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 5:00 pm in City Hall to explain the FCTA Guidelines and grant process

For more information or if you have any concerns or questions, please contact ahomme@cityoffernley.org  or call 775-784-9858. 

Fernley Convention & Tourism Authority Board

February 8, 2021 - The Fernley Convention and Tourism Authority (FCTA) Board convened to update the FCTA Grant Guidelines, By-laws, and FCTA municipal code.

Updated FCTA Grant Guidelines

The FCTA Grant Guidelines were adopted by City Council March 17, 2010 by Resolution #10-008. The guidelines were modified by Council July 20, 2011 by Resolution #11-008. Resolution #11-008 allows staff to revise the grant application, underwriting agreement, evaluation form, and request for reimbursement forms without City Council approval.

On February 8, 2021, the FCTA Board met to revise the Grant Guidelines. The Grant Guidelines were revised to clarify the purpose and goal of the grant, outline the grant provisions, and clearly to establish matching funds requirement for for-profit organizations. The revised Grant Guidelines go into effect for project and events in FY2021-22. Click here to view the revised FCTA Grant Guidelines.

Revised FCTA By-Laws

The FCTA By-Laws was created in 2010 then revised in 2011, to regulate the Board. It establishes the following:

  • The Board
  • Membership of the Board
  • Officers and Responsibilities
  • Meetings
  • Meeting and Event Visitations
  • Amendments of By-Laws

On February 8, 2021, the Board approved removing a part of Article II, Section 3 Compensation that members shall receive no compensation regardless of prior administrative approval. Click here to view the revised FCTA By-Laws.