Tourism Enhancement and Development (TED) Fund Events Grant

The TED Fund Events Grant has been established to support events taking place in Hendricks County that attract visitors. The program offers a non-matching grant for requests up to $500. This rolling grant will be offered quarterly through the end of 2017 or until the funding lasts.


All grants must be submitted through the form below by 5:00 pm on each of the following dates.

  • January 10, 2018
  • April 11, 2018
  • July 11, 2018
  • October 10, 2018

Grant FAQs:

  • $10,000 will be awarded on a quarterly rolling cycle with up to $500 awarded per event
  • 1 request per event and 2 requests max per organization per calendar year
  • Applying entities will be notified of the final decision regarding their request within 30 days of the application deadline
  • Applications must be submitted electronically through the form below
  • Visit Hendricks County should receive proper recognition or sponsorship package for the grant amount, if applicable


  • Applying entity and event must be located in Hendricks County
  • Event date set
  • Must be eligible for inclusion and placed on the VHC online calendar before grant submission
  • Events must promote to out-of-county visitors and have more than a local impact. The definition of a visitor is those traveling outside of 50 miles to attend the event.
  • Events cannot have taken place or occur within a 30-day window of the grant deadline
  • Grant money must be used for marketing the event.

For More Information Contact:

Grant Application:

Contact Information

Please be certain to complete required fields identified in red text. 

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Event Information

e.g 12/12/17 or 12/12/17-12/14/17

You must submit your event to the VHC Online Events Calendar (link found in criteria above) and have it approved before applying for this grant. Once approved, you can then copy and paste the event listing URL here.

How do you plan to promote your event?

(number or percentage)

(if applicable)

Attach any supporting documents that may be beneficial for your grant application.

This includes grants, marketing, events, news, etc.

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