The Grant County Agriculture Extension Education Committee/Fair Board is offering matching grants to county-based organizations in support of projects that will promote a positive image of and increase tourism in the region.

Awards will be made in two categories, according to a press release.

The first — capped at $2,500 per application — will be issued to new and expanding projects, festivals, cultural gatherings, sports tournaments, conventions and special events.

The second — limited to $200 for any single event or project and to $1,000 per community — will assist with social media marketing.

Applications are due before 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the Grant County University of Wisconsin-Extension office at 916 E. Elm St., Lancaster, Wis., or can be emailed to

If mailing applications, allow enough time so they are received before the deadline.

For more information or to download application materials, visit or call 608-723-2125.