The Tallahassee Sports Council is now accepting applications for grants to promote local sporting events. Last year, the council says it gave away about 60 grants of varying amounts. As 2009 gets rolling, the council hopes to match 2008 and by drawing in big crowds during the off season.
Brian Hickey with the Tallahassee Sports Council said, "Last year, the grant process for the sporting event grants generated about 12,300 room nights and about 15 million dollars in economic impact, so it was a very successful event and that's what we've continued to do over the years."
The application deadline for Sporting Event Grants is February 27th. To find out more about the grants and how to apply, just click the link below.