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Visit Dublin GA announces Dublin-Laurens St. Patrick’s Festival as recipient of FY 2023 Cycle 1 Tourism Grant Funding.

November 15th, 2022 DUBLIN, GA – Visit 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 to the upcoming 2023 festival, dedicated to expanding tourism in Dublin. This grant funding is cycle one of two for FY 2023.

“We’re pleased our organization is able to offer financial support to such a long-standing festival, and we know the grant funding will provide assistance in marketing to visitors outside our region and state,” said Visit Dublin GA Director Miriam Ponton Lewis.

The Tourism Grant Program is designed for qualified applicants whose 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. The FY 2023 program funding is set at $15,000 which will be divided among awarded grant requests through two funding cycles. Cycle 2 of the Tourism Grant Funding opens February 1st, 2023. 

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