The Spark Grant is for tourism entrepreneurs and their creative ideas to address the sustainable tourism opportunities on the Bruce Peninsula.
The purpose of the grant is to instigate creative entrepreneurial thinking, to expand existing tourism offerings in order to motivate people to come, stay and spend more. The tourism market of today is savvy and selective. They want to visit where there is an array of experiences. Especially those that expose the local flavor, are educational, interesting and fun. This program sparks that creative thinking in a way that speaks to this new market of visitors.
Spark Grant Program in Bruce County encourages individuals, small businesses and non-profits to apply with their new tourism ideas.
Selected applicants / program participants will receive:
- 3-month mentorship with a recognized tourism innovator and/or industry mentor;
- $3,000 "Spark" grant; and
- Access to a support network of tourism innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders.
Do you have a tourism idea for the Bruce Peninsula?
In Bruce County, this program will focus on opportunities to promote tourism sustainability and is a partnership program between Bruce County, the Ontario Tourism Innovation Lab, Bruce Power, The Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula, The Municipality of South Bruce Peninsula and Regional Tourism Organization 7.