Grant winners announced for Visit South Bend Mishawaka

NOW: Grant winners announced for Visit South Bend Mishawaka

St. Joseph County, Ind., Funding has been awarded to multiple programs that draw people to the Michiana area.

Today the South Bend Mishawaka Tourism Grant winners were announced for 2018. All of the groups promote tourism activities in the area and working to increase hotel/motel occupancy in St. Joseph County.

This is the eighth year of the grant program and more than 39 groups applied for the $110,000 in grant funding from the St. Joseph County Hotel-Motel Tax Board. This year 27 groups will get up to $10,000 each in funding. Junior Irish Soccer received the maximum amount for its Memorial Day Invitational.

Here’s a list of all 27 groups:

  • Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition
  • Junior Irish Soccer Memorial Day Invitational
  • Studebaker Drivers Club International Meet
  •  Sunburst Races
  • International Association of Water Rescue Professionals
  • Irish Aquatics – May and July
  • Pastime Tournaments
  •  Elite Baseball World Series
  •  American Advertising Federation
  • FIRST Robotics
  • St. Joseph Valley Table Tennis
  •  Lacrosse America
  • Concours D’Elegance
  • IDEA Week
  •  Indiana Baseball Association
  •  Michiana Pickleball
  •  St Joseph County 4H Fair
  • South Bend Museum of Art
  •  DTSB Art Beat & St. Paddy’s Day Tent Party
  •  ETS Sports
  • Sugar Camp Days
  • The History Museum – CUT
  • The Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival
  • Habitat for Humanity – Carter Work Project
  • Potawatomi Zoo – Gift of Lights.
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