Matthews offers tourism grants

Through July 27, the Town of Matthews will accept applications for its annual tourism grants.

The town has allocated $70,000 to give to organizations who will use the money to offer events, including cultural programs and festivals. The grants also may be used for off-street parking that would be used in conjunction with the events.

In the past the town has given tourism grants to the Matthews Rotary’s Chili Cook-off and festival, baseball tournaments, Matthews Alive!, the Matthews Playhouse and more.
Applications are available online at

For more information, call Annette Privette Keller, communications director, at 704-847-4411, ext. 230.

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