Fernley Convention & Tourism Authority

FCTA Grants Awarded

The Fernley Convention and Tourism Authority (FCTA) met on June 7, 2018 to review the grant applicants for the first cycle for fiscal year 2018-19 for events occuring between July 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018. The applications reviewed were received the month of May 2018.  The board heard presentations from eight local organizations for projects, events and/or activities that will promote tourism in Fernley.

The FCTA awarded eight grants totaling $50,200.






Event Date



Battle Born Rangers

22nd Annual Roop County Days

September 4th


Fernley 4th of July Committee

Fernley 4th of July

July 4th


Fernley Rodeo Association

Fernley Pro Rodeo

August 9-12th


Nevada Veteran’s Coalition

Wreaths Across America 2018

December 15th


Fernley Junior Rodeo Association

29th Annual Fernley Junior Rodeo

July 21-22nd


FIRST Robotics Team 5875

FIRST Robotics/Fernley STEM Council

November -December 2018


The Fern 45/Nevada Veteran’s Coalition

4th Annual Fern 45 Off Road Patriot Poker Run

November 11th


Pickin and Grinnin

Fernley Farmers Market

Every Wednesday thru October


We encourage the City of Fernley and the surrounding communities to attend and enjoy these events. The FCTA board appreciates the opportunity to support the above organizations and would like to thank each organization for the contribution to our community by making Fernley a great place to live, work and play.

The Second Grant Cycle for fiscal year 2018-19 will open November 1, 2018. These funds are for activities and programs that promote tourism to and within the City of Fernley during the period of January 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019. More information will be posted on the City website November 2018.


Outlay Report Form for Reimbursement (PDF)
Evaluation Form (PDF)