2023 Tourism Grant Program Awardees

About the Program

For 2023, the Williams County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) is pleased to make a total of $80,000 available from the Visitor Promotion Fund across two award cycles for tourism grants for the purpose of promoting, encouraging, and attracting visitors to come to Williams County and use the travel and tourism facilities in Williams County. $50,000 is available for capital projects and $30,000 is available for events and advertising.

Awardees - Cycle 1

*Awards are pending until an agreement is in place*

Events & Advertising Grants

Entity Purpose Amount Granted
Save Red Mike dba The Links of North Dakota Advertising - digital billboards and airport $5,000
Fort Union Muzzleloaders Association Rendezvous demonstrators $4,000
ND Fishing Tournaments LLC Lewis & Clark Big 10 Showdown Fishing Tournament meal for participants $5,000
  Total $14,000

Capital Grants

Capital Grant Purpose Amount Granted
Black's Maze of Dreams Mining sluice attraction $8,000
Ray Golf Association HVAC to allow for year-round events $5,000
Buffalo Trails Museum Dismantle and repair existing 1800's log cabin $5,600
Dark Acres Animatronic for Haunted House $2,400
Coyote Clay Target League Appliances for clubhouse/concession $4,000
  Total $25,000


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