Local Communities Receive Matching Grant Funds

Governor Glenn Youngkin announced today that more than $757,000 in matching grant funds will be awarded to 131 small businesses, Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs), downtown business associations, and chambers of commerce as part of the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s (VTC) Microbusiness Marketing Leverage Program (MMLP). The program is designed to leverage local marketing dollars with matching state funds to increase visitation and traveler spending in the off-season. Among the local recipients; Kilmarnock Inn, $5,000. Town of Kilmarnock, $10,000. Middle Peninsula Chesapeake Bay Public Access Authority, $7,450. Middlesex County Economic Development Authority, $10,000 and Tappahannock Main Street, $9,410.