The Franklin County Division of Tourism & Film is now accepting applications from community groups, non-profits, and event planners who wish to collaborate with the County to increase tourism opportunities for 2017-2018. To be eligible for support from the Tourism Marketing MicroGrant program, projects must occur within Franklin County, offer creative ideas to generate new visitors to the area, tie into the brand marketing of the County and be a 1:1 match. Grant requests will be accepted through July 5, 2017. Submitted applications will be evaluated by County staff and approval of recommended projects are anticipated July 18. This round of grant funding applies to projects and events occurring before June 30, 2018.