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Destination Management Organisation Emergency Financial Assistance Fund

The Destination Management Organisation Emergency Financial Assistance Fund, launched by Visit Britain, is designed to help alleviate the serious financial pressures faced by eligible Destination Management Organisations (DMOs) in England, caused by the collapse in commercial income revenues during the COVID-19 pandemic when the hospitality and tourism industries shut down.

Your completed application form, along with the required supporting evidence, should be submitted no later than Thursday 1 October 2020.

Decisions will be made and applicants notified by the end of October 2020.

The Fund will provide emergency financial assistance to those that are now at acute risk of closure, enabling them to maintain their operations during the next six months. This will be a crucial period for tourism recovery to build momentum and financial sustainability into 2021.
 
The Fund will cover the period from 1 October 2020 to 31 March 2021 and the total funding pot available is up to £1 million. DMOs that meet the eligibility criteria can apply for individual grant awards up to a maximum of £97,600. A limited number of awards will be made and successful applicants will need to demonstrate clearly an immediate funding problem and that all other options have been exhausted.
 
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Destination Management Organisation Emergency Financial Assistance Fund