The 2014 Tourism Infrastructure Investment Program (TIIP) Grant Funding Pool is $500,000

The 2014 Tourism Infrastructure Investment Program (TIIP) Grant Funding Pool is $500,000 – same as last year.
Application deadline is 5 pm, Friday, August 1.
All TIIP Materials are available at
Any TIIP Grant questions can be directed to MT Office of Tourism’s Victor Bjornberg, 841-2795,
Tourism Development & Education Program Manager
301 South Park Avenue|Helena, MT 59601
P: 406-841-2795|
The 2014 Tourism Infrastructure Investment Program (TIIP) Grant Funding Pool is $500,000

Office of Tourism News February 2014

Montana Tourism Industry News

February 2014

Invisible Sales, Sharing Success, Content Factories – All Topics at 2014 MT Tourism Conference

Want to know how to engage the self-educating consumer? Need help keeping content current (and compelling) on your website, Facebook, Instagram and other communication channels? Had a tourism project success you want to share with your …

MTOT Announces New Tourism Awards Categories

The Montana Office of Tourism is shaking up the 2014 Montana Tourism Awards with new categories more closely related to MTOT’s programs. Co-op Partner of the Year  (Eligible nominees include entities that have partnered with …

2014 VIC Grant Program Applications Open

MTOT’s Visitor Services Program is currently taking applications for the 2014 Visitor Information Center (VIC) Grant Program. The VIC staff funding assistance program will offer up to $8,000 to ten nonprofit organizations that currently …

Montana Office of Tourism Awards e-Marketing Grants to Nine Tourism Organizations

Tourism organizations from eight Montana communities will be able to move forward with new e-marketing projects thanks to recent funding awards made by the Montana Office of Tourism (MTOT) at the Montana Department of Commerce. MTOT …

Montana 2014 – 2015 Official Guidebook Now Available

The Montana Office of Tourism (MTOT) is helping travelers “Step out of bounds” this summer and “Go deeper” in the winter to experience their own Montana moment with the 2014–2015 Official Guidebook, now available for …

Montana Tourism News Website Re-Launches

The Montana Office of Tourism recently re-launched, your best source for information about Montana’s tourism industry. The updated website features a new design with improved navigation.  Montana Tourism News is organized into the …

MTOT Hires New Public Information Officer

Daniel Iverson is the Montana Office of Tourism’s new Public Information Officer. He will be responsible for developing MTOT’s in-state outreach, public information, and media relations programs. Daniel’s background is a mix of …

Montana History Foundation Announces $75,000 in Preserve Montana Grant Funds Available for Montana Community-Based History Projects

The Montana History Foundation (MHF), a statewide nonprofit committed to the preservation of Montana’s past, is proud to offer grants from our Preserve Montana Fund to protect the historic legacy of communities across the state …

Montana State Parks Announces 2013 Annual Visitation Highest Visitation on Record

Montana State Parks ( has announced that the 2013 annual visitation numbers are the highest on record, with more than 2,112,000 visits to Montana’s 54 state parks from January – December 2013 …

Convenient and Valuable Montana Hospitality Training – at Your Fingertips!

“Very useful!” “Amazing Videos.” “Wonderful generational map.” “A great tool.” Take time to experience this online, self-paced, engaging training – available 24/7/365 and free of charge. With a click, you are there: …

Upcoming Webinars from eLearningU

The Montana Office of Tourism’s eLearningU webinars are presented every Thursday from noon to 1:00 PM and are free to MTOT partners. Webinars also are recorded and may be viewed later if you’re …

Calendar of Events (Feb-Mar 2014)

February 15–23: Big Sky Documentary Film Festival – Missoula February 19–20: Brand workshop – Billings March 1: Federal Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grant deadline March 6–7: Region/CVB meeting – Helena March 12–13: Brand workshop …
Office of Tourism News February 2014