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Hello Members,

Listed below are the funding programs that are currently accepting applications and have a deadline in January : 

This program provides funding to re-invent, improve or expand your tourism product and operation to meet future market demands by providing funding for business planning, product development and packaging as well as marketing.

The goals of the program are to: enhance NWT community tourism assets to encourage people to visit and stay longer in communities; encourage partnerships between non-government organizations and private industry in the tourism sector; increase the use of communications technology in tourism products; and enhance the local tourism economy.

Destination Canada Research

We also wanted to take this opportunity to share with you again information from Destination Canada that may be helpful to your business. Destination Canada produces regular data, market intelligence, and industry analysis to help businesses market to international travellers and grow Canada’s tourism industry. Click here to access this helpful information from our partners at Destination Canada.


Another great opportunity that we are happy to share again with our members are the programs offered by Futurpreneur. Are you, or someone you know, between the ages of 18-39 and have a great idea for a tourism business? Futurpreneur is the only national non-profit organization supporting entrepreneurs aged 18 - 39 through financing, mentorship, and resources. Click here to learn more about their programs. 

If you know anyone that may benefit from some or all of this information please feel free to share.

As always, please contact our office if you have any questions, we are here to help!

All the best,

Donna Lee Demarcke
Chief Executive Officer
NWT Tourism