Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - March 10, 2015
March 10, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #13

Grant Agreement with Florida Sports Foundation


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Presenter:  Elliott Falcione, Executive Director, CVB  x5913

Contact:  Monica Luff, Sr. Admin. Spec., CVB  x5913

Action Requested
Authorization for CVB Director to execute a Grant Agreement with Florida Sports Foundation.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Background Discussion
  • The Florida Sports Foundation has awarded the Bradenton Area Sports Commission (a division of the Bradenton Area CVB) with a $10,000 grant for the NCAA Division 1 Men's and Women's Golf Championship to be held at The Concessions Golf Club on May 22-27, 2015, and May 29-June 3, 2015.
  • The monies will off-set facility expenses.  This event will generate 4,000 room nights and $1.7M in economic impact. 
  • The NCAA Division 1 Men's & Women's Golf Championship will be held at The Concession for the first time and televised on the Golf Channel for the first time.
  • The Florida Sports Foundation assists Florida Sports Commissions with grant monies to secure events that would otherwise be held in other states.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Copy of approved agenda memo to Monica Luff:  monica.luff@mymanatee.org

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  FSF Grant Letter.pdf
Attachment:  FSF Grant Agreement - NCAA.pdf