2024-25 Partnership Program

Tourism is about getting people to spend money in a community where they neither work nor live. To be good at it, many businesses have to provide exceptional experiences that motivate people to visit and, more importantly, ensure they return and tell their friends to visit.

Central Counties Tourism’s mandate is to help businesses build their capacity to be successful at growing the visitor economy which, in turn, creates vibrant communities and compelling destinations.  As such, the CCT Partnership Program is designed to support businesses and organizations dedicated to growing the visitor economy. To that end, we are challenging every organization entering into a partnership to determine how they will work with others to encourage increased length of visit and money spent.

New for 2024-2025

1. Three funding priority streams for partnership support:

  • Out-of-Region Marketing
  • Multi-Stakeholder Route Development Initiatives
  • Destination Development

2. Two intake periods to support projects occurring between April 1, 2024 and March 31, 2025.

Applications are now being accepted with the following intake deadlines:

3. Only one application per stream per tourism business/organization.

Multiple projects can be supported through the Partnership Program, however, only one application can be submitted, per stream, outlining the various projects.

4. All applicants MUST be registered with Central Counties Tourism.

A link to your tourism business/organization’s profile will need to be included in your application.

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Getting Started

We have created the following resources to assist you in completing your partnership application:

See a list of Frequently Asked Questions about the Partnership Program

Please take some time to review these documents, then contact your region’s Industry Relations Manager to discuss your project, as required, ahead of submitting your application:

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Please note: Our Partnership Program is a highly competitive program with no guarantee of funding.


CCT Logo Usage

Successful partnership applicants are required to acknowledge the support of Central Counties Tourism in any print or digital materials related to the project.  Prior approval is required. Please ensure you provide sufficient time ahead of your deadlines for approval.

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