The White Pine County Tourism and Rec Board is now accepting applications for their 2018-2019 Aid to Organizations Grant Awards. The funding is only available to non-profit organizations that are planning an event that will draw visitors from out of the area. The funds are to be used for promoting travel to White Pine County through advertisements or other media efforts.
The application packets may be picked up anytime at the Bristlecone Convention Center. Applications are due by Monday, March 12, 2018 5:00p.m.
The following organizations last year benefits from this grant:
Bristlecone Bowmen – Annual 3D Shoot $ 3,125.00
Eastern Nevada Landscape Coalition Winter Weed Conference $ 600.00
Ely Volunteer Fire Department 83rd Annual Firefighters Assoc $ 2,125.00
Great Basin Heritage Area Partnership Alliance of National Heritage $ 2,400.00
Great Basin Service Club July 4th, 2017 Events $ 6,125.00
Lund Rodeo Association Lund Pioneer Days Rodeo $ 2,500.00
White Pine Men’s Golf Association WP Men’s Golf Events $ 5,000.00
White Pine Women’s Golf Association Two Women Team Event $ 1,350.00
White Pine Horse Races Horse Races $ 5,625.00
White Pine Public Museum White Pine Public Musem $13,625.00
White Pine Rodders Club Car Show $ 1,875.00
Silver State Classic Car Challenge Road Races $ 6,000.00
White Pine Ranch Rodeo Rodeo $ 1,450.00
White Pine Rodeo Club High School Rodeo $ 4,625.00
White Pine Chamber of Commerce
Represented the Ely Outdoor Enthusiasts, Eastern Nevada Paint Horse Show, replacement of Christmas Tree bulbs, and Tribute to Johnny Cash
Combined total $5,000
A total of $62,925.00 was awarded to all of the organizations listed above.