The Newell Regional Tourism Association (NRTA) in partnership with the Joint Services Committee offers project funding of new or enhanced tourism events in the Newell region. If you are in the process of planning or hosting an event, and you are from one of the following communities you may qualify for assistance from this fund.

  • City of Brooks
  • Town of Bassano
  • Village of Duchess
  • Village of Rosemary
  • Siksika Nation
  • County of Newell (Including the hamlets of Bow City, Cassils, Gem, Millicent, Patricia, Rainier, Rolling Hills, Scandia, & Tilley)

Organizations are strongly encouraged to contact the NRTA at the conceptual stage to discuss their idea and/or to review the funding criteria.  Please click on the below links for the funding guidelines and intake deadlines as well as a copy of the application form.

Tourism Development Fund Guidelines

Tourism Development Fund Application Package 2017

Please contact Jaime McIntosh at or 403.794.2262 for further information.

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