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Grant Recipients

Congratulations Grant Recipients

More than $461,000 will benefit 45 events/projects

Monday, June 21, 2021 – The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau (HVAB), in partnership with the Centre County Board of Commissioners, today announced $461,300 in Tourism Grant funding for 48 projects that encourage visitation and overnight stays in Happy Valley, and enhance tourism assets.

The news conference was held at the Bellefonte Train Station, which houses the HVAB’s satellite visitor center.

 “The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau and the Commissioners are pleased that despite the pandemic’s revenue impact to the to the Tourism Grant program, we’ve been able to continue providing funding to many worthwhile projects, including first-time grant recipients,” said Fritz Smith, HVAB President and CEO.”

This year’s recipients include 10 *first-time applicants.

The list of 2021-22 Tourism Grant recipients is available here.

Previous Year Recipients

2020-21 Tourism Grant recipients is available here