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Visit Dublin GA announces Dublin-Laurens St. Patrick’s Festival as recipient of FY 24 Cycle 1 Tourism Grant Funding

Dublin, November 3rd, 2024Visit Dublin GA announced today that it has awarded $7,500 in tourism grant funding to Dublin-Laurens St. Patrick’s Festival to provide marketing support for the upcoming 59th Dublin-Laurens St. Patrick’s Festival, dedicated to expanding tourism in Dublin. This grant funding is cycle 1 of 2 for FY 2024.

“We’re pleased our organization is able to offer financial support to longstanding Dublin-Laurens St. Patrick’s Festival and know the grant funding will provide assistance in continued marketing to visitors outside our region, and state,” said Visit Dublin GA Director Miriam Lewis. “Since the 2022 development and launch of the Tourism Grant Program, we’ve already seen the tourism aspect being viewed with more regard by local planners and organizers.”

The Tourism Grant Program is designed for qualified applicants whose tourism projects or events clearly align with Visit Dublin GA’s mission to enhance the economic base of the community through tourism.

Visit Dublin GA announced the inaugural Tourism Grant Program September 1st, 2022 to provide funds for marketing, product development, and other qualified expenses that foster local economic impact, result in increased overnight visitors, and enhance destination appeal for Laurens County. FY 2024 Cycle 2 of the Tourism Grant Funding opens February 2nd, 2024. 

Visit Dublin GA promotes Laurens County as a destination for tourists and conventions, invests in local community resources that encourage tourism and conventions, and coordinates and stages events with regional and state-wide interest. Visit Dublin GA is the marketing brand of the Dublin-Laurens Tourism Council, Inc., a 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization.

For media requests, please contact:

Miriam Ponton Lewis, Executive Director

Visit Dublin GA