City of Green Bay Tourism Event Grant

This competitive grant program has been established to provide direct operating and marketing assistance grants to organizations that host and operate existing or new tourism events that can demonstrate one or more of the following impacts: 

•Significant visitor spending in the local retail, dining and entertainment sectors.

•Significant impacts to overnight hotel stays in Green Bay hotels.

•Significant attraction of visitors from targeted markets.

•Significant increase in visitors’ duration of stay in Green Bay.

•Direct impacts to the viability and success to local small businesses.

•Significant expansion of the scope of an existing event.

Eligible applicants include any organization that is responsible for hosting and operating an event within the City of Green Bay. Competitive applications will include events that can demonstrate a significant impact in terms of unique visitors and overnight hotel stays within the City of Green Bay on a per event or event year basis. 

For more information, download the Tourism Event Grant Application.

COVID-19 Small Business Resources

Green Bay businesses significantly impacted by COVID-19 should consider this list of available resources below. This list will be updated with new programs when they are made available.

WEDC Reopen Guidelines for Businesses

Strategies for Small Businesses to Navigate COVID-19 Challenges

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) COVID-19 Business Resources

Ongoing Programs