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Apply for downtown Florence event funds

Posted 5/27/24

Organizations hosting events this summer and fall on Historic Main Street have until Friday, May 31 to apply to the town for funds.

The Downtown Events Assistance application is now available …

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Events

Apply for downtown Florence event funds

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Organizations hosting events this summer and fall on Historic Main Street have until Friday, May 31 to apply to the town for funds.

The Downtown Events Assistance application is now available for events taking place from July 1 through Dec. 31, the town announced. The fund has $8,875 available.

“The purpose of the Downtown Events Assistance Program is to inspire, enhance and support organizations that are holding events within downtown Florence,” according to the town’s website. “The objective of the program is to assist and foster community events with services, supplies and marketing of tourism events and activities. This supports our mission of creating economic growth by promoting our destination for overnight and day visitors.”

The events must take place on Main Street from Butte Street to Ruggles Street, the town stated.

Nonprofit and for-profit organizations are allowed to apply for the funds. According to the town, small events of between 20 and 1,000 attendees hosted by for-profit groups can receive up to $500, while nonprofits are eligible for up $1,000.

Midsize events of up to 3,000 attendees hosted by for-profits can receive up to $1,500, while nonprofits are eligible for up to $2,000.

Large events of more than 3,000 guests hosted by for-profits can receive up to $2,500, with nonprofits eligible for up to $3,000.

Applications must be completed and received by the town’s Community Services department by 10 a.m., May 31. The application can be found at https://bit.ly/3WjIlY1. For more information call 520-868-7585.