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Lt. Governor Toland Announces Applications Open for Rural Mural and Public Art Program

May 2, 2022

Topeka – Lieutenant Governor and Commerce Secretary David Toland announced that grant applications are open for the Rural Mural and Public Art program. The Kansas Department of Commerce will provide matching funds for communities to create new murals and public art projects that will engage community residents and create a place…

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Kansas Tourism Wins Two National Awards For Marketing Excellence

Mar 23, 2022

TOPEKA – Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of Commerce David Toland today announced Kansas Tourism, a division of the Kansas Department of Commerce, recently won Gold at the 30th Annual North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) awards competition. Kansas Tourism’s video “Mountain Bike Trails in Kansas? Yep... We've Got 'Em!” was…

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Governor Laura Kelly Announces First Round of Grants to Support Tourism and Economic Development

Mar 17, 2022

TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly today announced the first-round of 2022 funding recipients for the Tourism Marketing Grant Program (TMGP). The TMGP, administered by Kansas Tourism, assists Destination Marketing Organizations, tourism communities and travel industry businesses or events. The program helps with first-time marketing efforts or enhancement of current marketing…

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Kansas Tourism Invites Everyone to Help Celebrate Kansas’ Birthday

Jan 24, 2022

TOPEKA– Kansas Day is this Saturday, January 29, and Kansas Tourism is inviting everyone to help celebrate our state’s 161st birthday. This annual commemoration of Kansas’ statehood is designed to help us reflect on our state’s history while highlighting the things that make Kansas special. Kansas Tourism is proud to…

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Governor Laura Kelly Announces $1.5 Million Available in Tourism Grants

Jan 13, 2022

TOPEKA - Governor Laura Kelly today announced a new grant opportunity to help communities develop or enhance tourism attractions to boost their local economies. “Our tourism industry supports Kansas jobs, injects millions into our economy and preserves our state’s unique history for future generations,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “These grants…

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