The Outer Banks Visitors Bureau sponsors a number of grant opportunities to help fund and support various Outer Banks projects and events.

Event Grant

Event Grant Application (.PDF)
Event Grant Application (.DOCX)
Event Grant Accountability Form (.PDF)
Event Grant Accountability Form (.DOCX)
Event Grant Guidelines
Logo for Event Grant Recipients

Fireworks Grant

Dare County Tourism Board’s Fireworks Grant program was established to financially assist Dare County Governmental Units and other Non-profit Organizations within Dare County with firework shows for 4th of July holiday celebrations.

Fireworks Rules and Qualifications (.DOCX)
Fireworks Rules and Qualifications (.PDF)
Fireworks Application (.DOCX)
Fireworks Application (.PDF)

Tourism Impact Grant

The Tourism Impact Grant is designed to help Governmental Units and Nonprofit organizations located in Dare County with programs or services needed due to the impact of tourism. This grant takes the place of the Short-term Restricted Fund Grant and the Natural Cultural Historic Grant.  Projects may include beach accesses, walkways, attraction capital projects, etc.  Grants are disbursed on a reimbursement basis.

Tourism Impact Grant Rules & Qualifications (.PDF) 
Tourism Impact Grant Application (.DOCX)
Tourism Impact Grant Application (.PDF)
Tourism Impact Grant Reimbursement Criterion
Logo Option

Past Awards

Tourism Impact Grants
Established Event Developer Grants
Event Grant Awards
Fireworks Grants
Short-term Restricted Fund Grants
Long-Term Restricted Fund Grants
Green Space/Open Space Preservation of Land Grants
Special Project Grant Awards
TAG Awards