Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - June 20, 2017
REVISED June 20, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #17

Florida Sports Foundation Grant Agreement and Budget Amendment B-17-054


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Presenter:  Elliott Falcione, Executive Director, CVB  x3940

Contact:  Monica Luff, Sr. Admin. Spec., CVB  x3944

Action Requested
Authorization for CVB Director to execute Grant Agreement with Florida Sports Foundation AND approval of Budget Amendment B-17-054.

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 $15,000 grant for CONCACAF (Soccer) U15 Boys Championship.
  • The CONCACAF Boys Championship will be held August 8 - 20, 2017, at IMG Academy.
  • This event will generate approximately 695 room nights and approximately $2.6 million in economic impact.
  • The grant monies will assist with facility expenses.
  • The Florida Sports Foundation assists Florida Sports Commissions with grant monies to secure events that would otherwise be held in other states.
  • The Budget Amendment (B-17-054) appropriates $15,000 in Florida Sports Foundation Grant Fund revenues into the Tourist Development Tax Fund for the above mentioned sports event.

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, Eva Galler, and Budget Office:  monica.luff@mymanatee.org, eva.galler@mymanatee.org, budget@mymanatee.org.

Please send 2 original, signed agreements to Monica Luff, CVB.  Ms. Luff to send to FSF to get their signature, then will e-mail fully signed agreement to Board Records.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
1030002204 CVB - Sports Marketing

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  B-17-054.pdf
Attachment:  FSF Grant Agreement.pdf