No grant funds can be used for general operating costs, salaries, or anything that would violate Nebraska Development Act, Neb. Rev. Stat. §81-3701 through 81-3724, et seq. (as amended from time to time). All grants are discrectionary.
Grants are not eligible if all required permits are not obtained.
You will not receive funds to advertise with local TV, Radio and Newspapers (KNOP, Eagle Radio Stations and Husker Radio Stations, and the Telegraph or Bulletin). Advertising with these agencies DOES count towards your match.
"Sponsored in part by Visit North Platte" is required on all marketing material for approved event.
Announcement of Award
All applicants will be notified in writing within ten (10) working days after their presentation with the decision as to their application.
Final report is due to Visit North Platte within forty-five (45) days after the event/activity is complete. The report must outline if the objectives of the grant were met, if not, what were the circumstances that lead to the deficiency. No money will be released until the final report and all required documentation is turned into Visit North Platte's office.
Payment will NOT be made for unpaid invoices or invoices without proof of payment. No Cash receipts will be accepted for reimbursement.
Final reports MUST include paid invoices and copies of proof of payment. Proof of payment may be copies of canceled checks, credit card receipts, or copies of bank statements with confidential information redacted.
Final reports and documentation not submitted within ninety (90) days after the end of the event, or the completion of the project will be considered delinquent, and the grant award will be forfeited. The exact calendar date will be included in the Grant Agreement contract.
If you are awarded funds you will be required to maintain receipts of expenditures of grant funds for auditing purposes for a period of three (3) years following the event, and to make these records available to Visit North Platte upon request.
Grants are discretionary, based upon available funds, other anticipated uses, appropriateness, and anticipated effectiveness of proposed use all in compliance with the Nebraska Revised Statute §81-3701 through 81-3724.