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Visit Canton and ArtsinStark Award $253,400 in Marketing and Event Grants

Stark County, Ohio – Visit Canton, the Stark County Convention & Visitors’ Bureau, and ArtsinStark, the County Arts Council, awarded $253,400 in marketing and events grants for the 2018 grant cycle. Visit Canton and ArtsinStark awarded $61,400 in Community Partnership Grants, funds intended for community marketing and events initiatives that encompass authentic historic and cultural places, attractions, traditions, history, music or art. Visit Canton and ArtsinStark also awarded $192,000 in Arts Support funds for use by the seven ArtsinStark 2018 major operating grantees – Canton Museum of Art, Canton Symphony Orchestra, Canton Palace Theatre, Players Guild Theatre, The Canton Ballet, Massillon Museum, and Voices of Canton – for the purpose of enhanced events and marketing initiatives with merit to bring new visitors from outside of Stark County.

Visit Canton and ArtsinStark Poised to Launch New Grants Program

Stark County, Ohio – Visit Canton, the Stark County Convention & Visitors’ Bureau, plans to enter a cooperative agreement with ArtsinStark to commit 1% of the Stark County lodging tax allocated for the operation of the convention and visitors’ bureau to grant assistance for arts initiatives and events consistent with the promotion of travel and tourism to Stark County. The agreement is set to take effect next week, following a vote of approval by the Board of Commissioners of Stark County. The cooperative agreement between the three parties would be in effect through December 31, 2027.