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The Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) Grant Program, which will award up to $15 million in American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) Federal funding, is now accepting applications through September 29, 2021 at 2:00 pm CDT. Additional details are available on the Department of Administration (DOA) program website.

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Sports Marketing Committee

This non-statutory committee provides the specialized knowledge and tools necessary within the important sports marketing sector to ensure advancement of the Department of Tourism’s strategic objectives through collaboration and partnership initiatives. A subcommittee is responsible for reviewing applications and making funding recommendations for Ready, Set, Go! (RSG) grants, which assist destinations as they bid for national or Midwest regional competitive sporting events.

Current Members:

  • Dennis DuChene
  • Julia Hertel
  • Doug Johnson
  • Jeff Kaminski
  • Jamie Patrick
  • Ben Popp
  • Matt Ten Haken