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CRAFT Studio 101

Thank you for your interest in the CTO's CRAFT Studio 101 program. Due to COVID-19, the next window for applications has been postponed until further notice. 


CRAFT Studio 101 provides broad, comprehensive tourism education and training for rural communities or regions on how to build tourism into an economic development strategy.

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Duration of Program: 14 weeks

Recommended for: Group of partners within a community or region that is in the early stages of exploring tourism development; 1-2 local champions to be point of contact for CTO

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CRAFT Studio 101 Implementation Grant

After successful completion of CRAFT 101, participating communities or regions are eligible to apply for funding to implement a key priority determined during program. Up to $10,000 available for CRAFT 101 Implementation Grant. Full Guidelines and Details >>

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Please contact Jill Corbin, CTO Director of Destination Development, [email protected]
Katie Payer, CRAFT Contractor, [email protected]