Tourism Oxford, Community Futures Oxford and Rural Oxford Economic Development are pleased to announce the inaugural recipients of the 2022 Tourism Innovation Grant. Following a thorough review and scoring process, three local businesses will each receive $3,000 to help develop a new tourism product in 2022.
2022 grant recipients include:
- Golspie Dairy: To assist with opening a new cheese factory
- Greener Pastures Eco Farm: To improve ground conditions for tours and camping
- Snyder’s Family Farm: To create a new stage attraction
In total, the program received 11 applications, which were evaluated on creativity, innovation, feasibility, economic and community impact, as well as equity and inclusion. Judges from Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation (SWOTC) and Travel Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO) assisted in selecting the final award winners.