Grants Programs

Tourism Nanaimo has several grants programs available to help local organisations with initiatives designed to increase overnight visitation to Nanaimo.

The current grants programs available with Tourism Nanaimo are:

The Tourism Development Fund

Tourism Nanaimo has established the Tourism Development Fund (or TDF) totaling $125,000 to assist community groups/ businesses to attract overnight visitors to Nanaimo & Region. Businesses, non-profit organizations and non-government organizations or those looking to establish a business or product in Nanaimo & Region are eligible to apply for funding. For more information on the TDF, click HERE.

Sport Tourism Grants Program

Tourism Nanaimo has a budget of $20,000 annually to assist groups hosting sporting events and tournaments (defined as a series of games or athletic contests) through its sport event hosting grants program. Event hosting grants are primarily intended to support sport organizations hosting smaller-scale events at a local, regional and inter-regional level that are hosted in Nanaimo & Region. For more information on accessing Sport Grants, click HERE.

Nanaimo Hospitality Grants Programs

The Nanaimo Hospitality grants will be administered by the Nanaimo Hospitality Association and will be housed on the NHA website beginning Feb 2. Please click HERE to go to the NHA website. For more information please contact the Nanaimo Hospitality Grants Administrator at

Other Grants Programs

Other grant programs you can access include:
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