Eligible applicants are tourism-focused businesses and tourism agencies including, but are not limited to, Kansas state parks, Convention and Visitor Bureaus, museums, conference centers, performing arts centers, entertainment venues, and other tourism-focused businesses and tourism agencies. City and county entities may apply for government owned tourism locations, but city and county parks are not eligible for SPRINT funding. If the applying entity desires to build multiple sites, each physical location must submit a complete application package. Each eligible organization may apply for up to a total of $10,000,000 to expend on eligible costs. Applications should be submitted for no less than $500,000.
Awarded recipients will be required to report quarterly on the progress of the project, as well as allocated and matching fund expenditures, both current and cumulative. Recipients are accountable for meeting milestones presented in their Grant Administration Plan (GAP). In addition, all reporting must be current in order to receive subsequent grant disbursements. Quarterly reports must include invoices and proof of payment of allocated and matching funds. Failure to provide accurate and timely reports may result in repayment.