Moberly Tourism Grants

The Moberly Tourism Grant programs are under an advisory board that meets monthly.
The funds for these grants come from the hotel tax. All grants must have a 50/50 match and are funded up to $1,000.
IE: If you apply for $1,000, your investment must also be $1,000, total investment of $2,000.
The grant categories are:
1. Event Marketing
3. Capital Improvements & Aesthetic Improvements
This board meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 9am at City Hall (101 W Reed St Moberly, MO 65270)
Meetings are open to Missouri Public Meeting laws and open to the public. Grant applications can be found below. Please contact the Tourism Specialist, Michelle Westhues if you are interested in applying. 
Please note that all grants must be applied to tourism-based events and projects. A tourist is defined by the Missouri Division of Tourism as someone traveling more than 50-miles away.
Current Board Members area: Ryan Blackwell, Janie Riley, Gina Fowler, Jonique Barnett and Sarah Graff.
Targeted Marketing funds will be used for the promotion and marketing of specific programs for tourism & tourism-related activities.

This grant has a maximum of a $1,000 award matching grant. A 50% match of fund must be made.

Eligible examples of use are:
social media advertising
printed advertising
newspaper advertising
radio advertising
electronic media
television advertising
Capital Improvements & Aesthetic Improvements fund will be used for the capital improvements/city facilities that encourage & enhance tourism.
This grant has a maximum of $1,000 award that is recommended funded at 50%, but may be funded at 100%.
Past examples of use are:
public art
facility improvements
creation of a new tourism product

All applicants must meet with Tourism Specialist, Michelle Westhues six months prior to their event for proper planning & assistance. Contact Michelle at tourism@moberlychamber.com or 660-263-6070 to set up an appointment.