Williams County announces 2022 Tourism Grant recipients

Posted on October 24, 2022


October 24, 2022

For more information, contact:
Lindsey Harriman
Williams County Communications Department
Phone: 701-577-4557 (office)


Williams County announces 2022 Tourism Grant recipients


Williston, N.D., (October 24, 2022) โ€“ The Williams County Board of County Commissioners has selected the first ever Tourism Grant recipients. A total of $60,000 was available using funds from hospitality tax-related revenue for the purpose of promoting, encouraging, and attracting visitors to come to Williams County and use the travel and tourism facilities in Williams County. Based on the applications received, $10,000 was awarded for Events and Advertising Grants and $50,000 was awarded for Capital Grants. Recipients were selected during the October 18, 2022 County Commission meeting and are as follows:

Events & Advertising Grants

Entity Purpose Amount Granted
Grenora Community Club Event: Band expenses for the 2023 Back to Harvest Bash $5,000
Ray Grain Palace Event: Band expenses for the 2023 Ray Grain Palace Days $5,000

Capital Grants

Capital Grant Purpose Amount Granted
Acts of Kindness – Wildrose Purchase umbrellas and picnic tables for events $5,865.70
City of Grenora RV Park Updates/additions for the conversion of a trailer park to a RV park; funds to be used towards materials for fire rings and picnic tables $6,534.30
Lunds Landing Marina, Inc Purchase kayaks for rent $9,000.00
Ray Community Development Corp Improve public restrooms and interior heating/AC at the Ray Mall $13,600.00
Save Red Mike/ The Links of North Dakota Replace original deck on clubhouse $15,000.00

Visit the Tourism Grant Program webpage.



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