Funding Support Request

To start the funding evaluation process, please provide the following information to VSPC Sports & Events for consideration.

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Organization Information
Event Information
Event History
Please provide any history of the event including previous dates, locations, total participants and room nights.
Out-of-Region: Participants or spectators that travel from greater than 100-miles radius to event.
Funding Request
Please describe the proposed use of funds. (Note: Allowable expenses include 1. Promotional, marketing, and advertising expenses in Visit St. Pete/Clearwater target markets. 2. Field rental fees, site rental fees, and facility application fees.)
Attach facility rental quote(s) and any other documentation to support the funding request. This information is required for funding determination.
Files must be less than 10 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf doc docx ppt pptx xls xlsx.
In-Kind Support Request
Will you require RFP assistance to secure your hotel room block?
Will you require assistance with production of marketing collateral? If yes, please briefly describe your needs.
Please provide a description (max 500 characters) of your event for listing on the Visit St. Pete/Clearwater Sports & Events website (optional):
Please briefly describe any other requests.
Additional Information
Please provide any other information for consideration.
I certify that the information contained in this Funding Request Form is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. I will abide by all legal, financial, and reporting requirements as a condition of receiving funds from St. Pete/Clearwater Sports & Events.
I acknowledge and understand I must complete and submit a fully completed Funding Request Form to be considered for funding.
I acknowledge and understand that any approved funding amounts are considered "up to and not to exceed" amounts and that participant numbers are subject to audit by VSPC prior to payment.
I acknowledge and understand that, if approved for and upon receipt of funding, the event will be included in any VSPC reports (e.g. TDC reports).
I certify compliance with Pinellas County Emergency Order No. 21-3 (COVID-19 Requirements), as applicable.
I acknowledge and understand I must complete and submit the following documentation, post-event to receive funds: Completed Post-Event Report Form, which includes providing VSPC with a listing of participant zip codes or participating teams Invoice W-9 Backup Documentation/Invoice(s) for actual expenditures Proof of performance for marketing benefits, if applicable.
I certify I am an Authorized Corporate Officer or an Authorized Individual (if a municipality) on behalf of the Organization.