Fernley Convention & Tourism Authority

Fernley Convention & Tourism Authority Grants

April 30, 2020: The Fernley Convention & Tourism Authority (FCTA) will be accepting grant applications for the first grant cycle of fiscal year 2020-2021 beginning May 1st through May 31st, 2020. These funds are for projects, events, and/or activities that will promote tourism in Fernley, Nevada during the period of July 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. All applications must be received by 4:30 pm on Monday, June 1, 2020. Please mail or deliver completed applications to City of Fernley FCTA, 595 Silver Lace Blvd, Fernley, NV 89408.

The FCTA Board will review grant applications and make grant selection during their June 2020 meeting. The meeting starts at 6:00 PM and may be a Zoom web conferencing call depending on the current COVID-19 social gathering restrictions. Grant applicants will be notified when the agenda is available for review. Attendance or participation during the web conference meeting is strongly encouraged. Applications without representation at the web conference meeting may not be considered for funding. Please read the FCTA Grant Guidelines prior to completing the FCTA Grant Application.

For more information or if you have any concerns or questions, please contact tconner@cityoffernley.org or call 775-784-9858.

FCTA Grant Guidelines

FCTA Grant Application

FCTA Grants Awarded

The Fernley Convention and Tourism Authority met on Thursday December 12th, 2019 to review the grant applicants for events occurring between January 1, 2020 - June 30, 2020. The Board heard presentations from eight local organizations for projects, events and/or activities that will promote tourism in Fernley. 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 FCTA awarded seven grants totaling $39,100.01.

Project/EventDate of Project/EventGrant Award Amount
ACES Board ProjectFebruary 21, 2020$500.00
Fernley Jr. & High School RodeoMarch 13-15, 2020$5,666.67
BMX Tangent Pro-Am & West Coast Gold Cup QualifierMay 9-10, 2020$13,000.00
Memorial Day 2020May 25, 2020$4,266.67
Movie Night at the ParkJune 19, 2020$2,666.67
VEX Robotics Team #89408FVarious dates$2,000.00
Fernley 4th of July - advertisingVarious dates$11,000.00


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