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Nevada’s Indian Territory earns $7,000 grant to promote tourism

By First Nation's Focus

CARSON CITY, Nev. — In November, the Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) approved $660,600 in grants for rural tourism organizations to promote their destinations, Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison announced.

The grants will be distributed by the Nevada Division of Tourism (TravelNevada) through its longstanding Rural Marketing Grants program.

"Tourism is a billion-dollar industry in rural Nevada, and the projects funded in this latest round of grants represent some of the best efforts to drive visitation to our rural communities," Hutchison said. "Rural Nevada continues to demonstrate the ingenuity and hard work it takes to keep its tourism industry strong, and we are pleased to support those efforts through this grant program."

In all, 104 grants were awarded. The Nevada Division of Tourism distributes grants twice a year, and this recent distribution will be the second in fiscal year 2018. A total of $1.65 million will be awarded in fiscal year 2018.

Among the funded projects is a $7,000 grant for Nevada's Indian Territory, an organization that promotes tribal tourism within the state, to market the Nevada Tribal Tourism Training in 2018. Indian Territory conducts this annual training to assist tribes in their efforts to develop their tourism industries.

Visit http://bit.ly/2ALC6Al for a complete listing of grants recipients by territory, and visit TravelNevada.com to learn more about TravelNevada.