Jersey Tourism invites bids for grants

Organisations in Jersey are being invited to apply for grants from the Tourism Development Fund.

The grants can be used towards events and projects that attract visitors to Jersey, which was previously was used to help bring the Tour de Bretagne cycle race to the island.

Public and non-profit voluntary organisations need to apply before the closing date on Friday 11 November.

Chairman Peter Funk said tourism was essential to Jersey's economy.

He said: "The Tourism Development Fund can provide the up-front funding necessary to invest now to bring future returns."

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