The Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority, through the Tourism Product Development Fund (TPDF), has awarded $44 million to 39 community tourism projects since 2001.
In October 2018, the BCTDA announced it will pause the TPDF cycle in 2019 while it pursues a process that will result in a long-range plan that can serve as a blueprint for continued collaboration to address infrastructure and sustainability needs. Read the announcement here. In February 2019, the BCTDA approved funding for the Tourism Management & Investment Plan to Develop Community Assets (TMIP), a yearlong community engagement process to better manage tourism and plan investments for the next decade, while maintaining the character and integrity of the region. Learn about TMIP here.
Click on the links below for more information about the fund:
TPDF Projects & Award Announcements: