The Lycoming County Visitors Bureau will be recognizing the recipients of the 2018 Lycoming County Travel and Tourism Grants at a reception being held on Wednesday March 21 from 5:00PM to 6:00PM at Lycoming County Visitors Information Center located at 102 West Fourth Street in Williamsport. These funds are allocated by the Visitors Bureau through the proceeds of the Lycoming County Room tax.
Twenty (20) organizations will be provided funding totaling $193,000. Funding provided to the organizations will assist them with advertising and promoting their events and activities in out- of-market media outlets. A portion of the funding will also assist in tourist product development.
The total amount of funding over the last 19 years the organization has been operating this grant program is $1,473,508 to 53 different organizations and events here in Lycoming County.
The Lycoming County Visitors Bureau is a function of the Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce. It provides travel and tourism services to the industry for Lycoming County.
2018 Travel and Tourism Grant Recipients
Organization Amount Awarded
Billtown Blues Association $5,000
City of Williamsport – Bowman Field $10,000
Crystal Lake Camps $3,000
Drum Corp Associates World Championships $15,000
Fort Antes Historical Days $3,000
Hiawatha Inc. $15,000
Loyalsock Valley Antique Machinery Association $2,500
Lycoming Arts $4,000
Lycoming County Fair Association $5,000
Muncy Historical Society $4,000
Preservation Williamsport – Victorian Christmas $3,000
Repasz Band $3,000
Rotary Balloon Fest/Air Show 2018 $5,000
West End Babe Ruth $2,500
White Deer Golf Course $10,000
Williamsport Area School District $5,000
Williamsport Symphony Orchestra $3,000
World of Little League Museum $10,000
Community Arts Center $75,000
Lycoming County Historical Society $10,000