Subsidy for travel agencies and tour operators (TATO)

The Travel Agencies and Tour Operators Grant (TATO) focuses on companies in the travel and tourism industries. Many of these companies continue to suffer from the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. While these companies are facing dramatic sales declines, they continue to be pillars in both rural and urban communities across North Dakota. This grant will help travel agents and tour operators survive amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The grant is offered according to the following criteria:

  • Eligible companies must demonstrate a 50% loss of revenue from 2019 to 2020.
  • The amount awarded is based on 75% of lost sales and is capped at $ 100,000.

Travel agent and tour operator grant funds are used to compensate eligible businesses for lost revenue.

Please note that there are NO COMPLAINTS Procedure for the Travel Agent and Tour Operator Grant. If you provide all of the required documentation and reasonable justification for lost sales, you have the best chance of success with the grant.

The application submission window will open on June 1, 2021 at 10 a.m. CST.