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Sponsorship and Funding Opportunities

Tourism Capital Investment Fund 

The purpose of this fund is to invest in projects that aim to enhance and expand tourism within St. Joseph County. If you have a project worthy of consideration for this funding, please review the TCIF parameters and guidelines to learn more about the application process.

Project applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. March 1, 2024. 

Event Sponsorship

Visit South Bend Mishawaka is offering financial assistance in 2024 for hosting events in St. Joseph County. Sponsorship opportunities will be considered to assist qualified organizations with the promotion and hosting of events aimed at driving an higher hotel occupancy, increasing economic benefit and/or enhancing quality of place. 

Before making an application, please review the 2024 Event Sponsorship Guidelines. Please keep in mind these application deadlines: 

  • January 19, 2024 for events happening January-June. 
  • May 31, 2024 for events happening July-December

Applications will only be accepted via the online Event Sponsorship form.

Co-Promotional Fund

New in 2024, Visit South Bend Mishawaka has created a sales co-promotional fund of $100,000 to help support St. Joseph County hotels and attractions in bringing more guests to the area for leisure, group and business travel. Eligible promotions include shared advertising, tradeshow buydowns, etc. Find out more about how the fund works at the button below.