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.