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Tourism Grant Program

The purpose of this grant program is to increase visitation, enhance the visitor experience, and increase overnight stays in Fayette, Somerset, and Westmoreland counties. A percentage of each county's room tax is allocated to a grant program specifically established to support the county’s tourism assets.

GO Laurel Highlands is the administrator of the grant programs, overseeing the documentation process and compliance with guidelines. Grants are subject to audit each year. Grants are disbursed at the direction of the grant committee designated by each county.

Criteria and guidelines are established by each county. Please refer to your county's guidelines.

The media kit outlines all of the marketing & participation opportunities that exist with partnership with the LHVB. Timelines, deadlines, and project overviews are included for each, please reach out to the sales contact on each page for further information.

Looking for some tourism research & economic development studies? Take a look at travel studies located on our Research Page.

2023 Tourism Grant Applications are now available.

Click the image above for your county's tourism grant application or visit -
Fayette County Tourism Grant
Somerset County Tourism Grant 
Westmoreland County Tourism Grant

2023 Grant Cycle:

  • Application available online                      |   Thursday, September 1, 2022
  • Application submission deadline              |   4 pm, Friday, October 7, 2022
  • Date grant funds must be utilized by        |   Sunday, December 31, 2023
  • Due date for final reporting                       |   Friday, March 29, 2024

Grant Application Forms:

Grant Reporting Forms:


2022 Grant Information:

  • Date grant funds must be utilized by        |   Friday, December 31, 2022
  • Due date for final reporting                       |   Thursday, March 31, 2023


Any questions as you work through the process can be addressed to Georgia Robinsky, Grant Administrator, at grobinsky@golaurelhighlands.com or 724-238-5661 ext. 115.