Go for It Grant Program

The Plover Area Convention and Visitors Bureau is accepting grant applications for projects or events that will enhance visitor and resident experience through community enhancement and development or marketing efforts that drives tourism through overnight stays in the Plover Area. It is the PACVB’s hope that businesses and organizations will be inspired to develop new events, attractions or enhance existing resources.

The Go for It Grant Program is open to businesses, event planners, organizations, conventions/tradeshows and sporting events. Priority is given to events or projects within Portage County and neighboring areas, but the PACVB is open to considering any project/event that could drive tourism to the Plover Area.

The PACVB is interested in funding projects that align with the following:

  • Recreational development/enhancement projects (including but not limited to trail enhancement/development, kayak/boat launches, etc.)
  • Sporting facility enhancement/development
  • Cultural events
  • Agritourism
  • Musical events
  • Car shows
  • Food/Brewery/Distillery/Winery tours and events
  • Tournaments/Sporting Events
  • Meetings/Conferences/Conventions

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. Proposals must be received at least 60 days before funding is requested. All supporting information and documents must be submitted within the online portal. Miscellaneous additional materials provided via email, US mail or in any other manner will not be accepted unless specifically requested from the PACVB Board for further consideration. Answers to the following questions should allow the Board to fully understand how the request will enhance the visitor or resident experience and precisely how funds will be utilized.

Download the application here. Completed applications should be submitted here.