Zone Marketing Grant Program

2018 APPLICATION WINDOW NOW CLOSED (4-2-18)

Explore Butte County manages an annual Zone Marketing Grant Program that grants money to organizations who will promote tourism in a specific jurisdiction within the County. Application types can vary from projects to events, to seminars and collateral creation. Applications will be accepted January 1 through March 31. Please see “Program Guidelines and Application Process” below for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please email any questions to Carolyn Denero at carolyn@explorebuttecounty.com

Yes! You can view a pdf of the entire application here.

A writable Word version is available here. NOTE: the final application needs to be completed via the online form submission.

You can mail 5 copies of the material(s) to P.O. Box 2154, Chico, CA 95927 Attn: Zone Marketing Committee. Make sure to include the name of your grant request so that it is included with your packet.

Funds available from 2016:
  • Biggs – $0
  • Chico – $49,773.24
  • Oroville – $11,937.17
  • Paradise – $4,765.31
  • Unincorporated County – $486.16
Funds available from 2017:
  • Biggs – $0
  • Chico – $56,508.56
  • Oroville – $17,214.18
  • Paradise – $4,309.27
  • Unincorporated County- $679.40
Totals
  • Biggs – $0
  • Chico – $106,281.80
  • Oroville – $29,151.35
  • Paradise – $9,074.58
  • Unincorporated County – $1,165.56

Yes! If the printed materials promote tourism and/or are used by visitors, the board will consider your application.