State provides $140 million to destination marketing organizations

As part of his $140 million American Rescue Plan Act fund investment in Wisconsin’s tourism and entertainment industries, Gov. Tony Evers has awarded $15 million in grants to destination marketing organizations (DMOs) throughout Wisconsin.

The Destination Marketing Organization Grant Program will help 120 local organizations, including Destination Madison, expand on their work to attract regional, national, and international visitors. 

The DMOs received grants ranging from $2,000 to $1 million.