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Tourism Enhancement Grants Program at Experience Kissimmee

The Tourism Enhancement Grants Program is intended to provide funding assistance to organizations conducting special events and projects in Osceola County that:

  • Increase room nights and revenue for Osceola County, or
  • Enhance Osceola County’s appeal to visitors, or
  • Support the TDC mission to “Promote Tourism for Osceola County”.

Over the years, events such as Kissimmee’s Kowtown Festival, Spring Fling, Viva Osceola, the Puerto Rican Festival & Parade, the Ranch Rodeo, Caribbean Fusion, and Oktoberfest have all received marketing funding assistance from Experience Kissimmee.

The application period for 2017-2018 Tourism Enhancement Grants will be from Monday, May 1, 2017 to Friday, June 16, 2017. Please note that only events occurring between October 1, 2017 and September 30, 2018 will be considered.

It is important that you read through the 2017-2018 Grants Manual found below prior to applying.

To apply for a tourism enhancement grant, complete the application form and email it to Kayla Duench at For questions or more information, please call 407-569-4852.

Grant Resources

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Grants Manual

This integral resource covers everything from funding considerations to project viability and reporting.

View Grants Manual
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Grants Application Form

Provide an event description, marketing plan, and budget, and you could qualify for one of our grants.

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W192 Development Authority

This agency offers grants related to the redevelopment and revitalization of the W192 tourism district.

View W192 Grants