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April 2016

Mini Grant for Organizations, April 1 - June 2, 2016

April 1, 2016 - 00:00

Applications will be accepted for Mini Grants for Organizations beginning April 1 - June 2, 2016 for projects taking place:   10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017 only.

For more information, contact: Holly Springs Tourism & Recreation Bureau at 662-252-2515 or email:  info@visithollysprings.com.

Note:  Award Amounts:  Mini Grants range from $250 to $1,000 and require a dollar-for-dollar cash match.

Eligibility Requirements:

Eligible applicants for funding include any organization whose primary objective is promoting the Tourism industry in general and Holly Springs in particular, to visitors generating overnight stay and economic stimulus to the City.  Grant monies are tax generated funds, thus the state of Mississippi Division of Tourism requirement/guidelines indicate that priority will be given to an organization that is a not-for-profit as defined by IRS regulations.  The event should draw visitors (business travelers, vacationers, conventioneers, etc.) from outside Holly Springs (preferably over 50 to 100 miles, unless the Board approves less than 50 miles with qualification of sufficient overnight stays generated and restaurant visits) and/or will entice tourists to visit our attractions, spend the night in Holly Springs motels/bed & breakfast and eat in Holly Springs restaurants. 

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2016 Holly Springs Pilgrimage

April 8, 2016 - 09:00

Tours of Historic Homes, Churches, and a trailer ride or walk through Hillcrest Cemetery during the Twilight Cemetery Tour or Walk Through Time Cemetery Tour, are just a few of the activities to be held during the three day event!   BurtonPlace-TourismOffice (1)Step back in history to 1852 on  April 9th & 10th at the Battlegrounds to the sounds of booming artillery, pounding hooves of cavalry and the dying cries of infantry as Civil War Re-enactors recreate General Earl Van Dorn's raid on Holly Springs.   Pilgrimage-RalphCrafton (1)Several Museums will also be in Tour during the Pilgrimage:  Ida B. Wells-Barnett Museum, Church of The Yellow Fever Martyrs Museum, just to name a few! IMG_0174Call 662-551-0076 to make group reservations or purchase tickets for this great experience!    Visit www.HollySpringsPilgrimage.com.