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Francophone and Acadian Tourism Product Services Fund

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This fund provides financial assistance to support product development services for Acadian and Francophone tourism product on P.E.I. and is made possible through the Canada P.E.I. Agreement on French Language Services.

Projects shall be accompanied by a detailed plan of action on the measures to be taken to develop product and an evaluation plan.

The contribution of the applicant, other government agencies and community partners will be taken into consideration by the program management committee. Grants are disbursed in two allocations 60% upon approval and the final 40% assistance will be granted upon receipt of the project evaluation report and submission of a statement of revenue & expenditures accompanied by marketing materials.




Financial support from this program cannot exceed 60% of the total project costs.
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION


Component 1: Advertising Assistance

The Department of Tourism and Culture will provide financial assistance to non-profit tourism groups to encourage the development of unique and innovative services to keep visitors longer in our Island communities; eg. posters, brochures, rack cards, ads, web pages, themed tours, half-day, full-day or multi-day itineraries, etc.

Component 2: Assistance for festivals and tourism product/experiences

The Department of Tourism and Culture will provide financial assistance to non-profit tourism organizations to provide services to plan, organize, promote and hold tourism festivals and experiences. Festivals may request assistance for services to provide products and experiences as well as advertising.

DEADLINE


All applications must be received and/or postmarked no later than March 8, 2014.

Projects submitted must be completed between April 1, 2014 and March 31, 2015.

Please send 4 copies of the completed application to: Development Division, Department of Tourism and Culture, Francophone and Acadian Tourism Product Services Fund, PO Box 2000, Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8.

Project Title: *
Event Location: *
Contact Person: *
Mailing Address: *
Telephone: *
Sample: (9023334444)
Fax:
Email:
Website Address:
Organization Name:
Non Profit Registration Number:
(If applicable)
Regional Tourism Associationof which organization is a member of:
NAME AND TITLE OF OFFICALS


President:
Vice President:
Secretary:
Treasurer:
PROGRAM


Please check appropriate components
Components:
1.Advertising Assistance
2.Assistance for festivals and tourism product
Amount Requested $:
1. Date of project or activity:
2. Background:
Brief background of existing association.(10-12 lines)
3. (A) Is this a new Festival/Product:
Yes
No
(B) If No, what is being done to improve this existing product to meet market expectations and to increase visitor participation?:
4. Project description:
(Attach:maximum 2 pages)

*Dates, times

*Growth potential

*Out of province attendance

*Activities/experiences

*Tourism target market

5. Project objectives:
(Attach: maximum 1 page)

*How project will increase visitation to the area?

*How the objectives of the project build on regional tourism strategies?

*How the objectives of the project fit with the new 5 year tourism industry strategy, PEI Strategy 2015?

6. Plan of action:
(Attach: maximum 1 page)

*Corporate sponsorship

*Community support

*Where do you advertise

*Partnerships

*Feedback from attendees (on-site survey, response cards)

*Revenue Generation

7. How you determine out of province attendance?:
8. Methods used to evaluate your project:
9. Please provide any other relevant information:
Are you a member of Festivals & Events PEI:
Yes
No
Does your organization have financial statements:
Yes
No
(IF YES) PROVIDE MOST RECENT STATEMENT ( IF NO) PROVIDE MOST RECENT TREASURER'S REPORT


Treasurerís Report:
(If no) please provide your most recent treasurerís report.
Recent Statement:
(If yes) please provide your most recent statement.



Sample Budget Form
*** CERTIFICATION ***


I certify the above information to be accurate and true.
Name: *
Date: *
APPLICANT COMMITMENT


Recipients of financial assistance under the program must submit financial statements and a project evaluation report before receiving the final 40% investment. Our management committee reserves the right to request copies of invoices and/or cancelled cheques.
APPILICANT FREEDOM OF INFORMATION AND PROTECTION OF PRIVACY ACT COMMITMENT


Personal information on this form is collected under authority of the PEI Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPP) for program administration purposes. Questions regarding the collection or use of this information can be referred to the Tourism FOIPP Coordinator at 902-368-6628.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT


Melody Gay, Department of Tourism and Culture, PO Box 2000, Charlottetown PE C1A 7N8, Telephone: (902) 368-6339

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