Tourism Nanaimo has money available for sports events

NANAIMO – Sports organizations looking for money to host tournaments can apply to Tourism Nanaimo for its annual sport grant funding.

Sports organizations looking for money to host tournaments and multi-day events can apply to Tourism Nanaimo for its annual sport grant funding.

Applications will be accepted until Oct. 30 at 4 p.m. and a total of $20,000 is available. The aim is to assist in bringing multi-day events to the Harbour City, which aid the economy.

In order to qualify, events must last two days or more, with a majority of participants and attendees spending at least one night in paid accommodation in Nanaimo and area.

For more information, or to apply, please go to www.tourismnanaimo.com/local-sports-grants.