Learn About Us

The Albany County Tourism Board (ACTB) is located in Laramie, the Gem City of Wyoming, which is nestled at the base of the Snowy Range between Vedauwoo to the east and the Medicine Bow National Forest to the west. The ACTB promotes travel and tourism to the Laramie area with national advertising.

Mission

To obtain national and international recognition for Albany County, to showcase the area as a multi-seasonal destination having endless possibilities, and to realize full visitor potential.

Board Members


  • Corrina Hemsher, (County) Chair Person

  • Trudy McCraken, (City) Vice Chair Person

  • Kathleen Bertoncelj, (County) Secretary

  • Brad Jackson, (City) Treasurer

  • Mark Pearce, (City) Board Member

  • Mike McShane, (County) Board Member

  • Tessa Cedillo, (County) Board Member

  • Klaus Hanson, Laramie City Council Liaison

  • Terri Jones, Albany County Commissioner Liaison

Tourism Board Staff:


  • Fred Ockers,Executive Director (director@visitlaramie.org)

  • Mike GrayAssistant Director (admin@visitlaramie.org)

  • Deb RobertsonInformation Specialist(info@visitlaramie.org)

The ACTB Meetings: The third Monday of every month at 4 pm. at the Visitor Center Office.

Laramie Area Visitor Center:
210 E Custer Street
Laramie, WY 82070

1(800) 445-5303
info@visitlaramie.org

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Grants and Funding

Yearly Projects Sponsored by the 4% Lodging Tax and Albany County Tourism Board

Accounting Information Educator’s Association Conference- $500
Centennial Valley Art Show and Sale – $240
Christmas Centennial – $350
Consumer Issues Conference – $500
Cowboy Turf Wars – $2,500
Dead Dog Classic Bike Race – $4,050
Evening at the Ivinsons’ – $1,000
Freedom Has a Birthday – $750
Ghost Tours of Laramie – $350
Jelm Mountain Run – $250
Laramie Fall Harvest Swim Meet – $100
Laramie Jubilee Days – $10,000
Laramie Youth Basketball Tournament – $2,000
Main Street Alliance Program – $500
Rowdy Smallwood Memorial Rodeo and WJRA Winter Series Finals – $625
UW Bred Heifer Sale – $500
WRI Peterson Asphalt Conference – $1,500
Wyoming Game Warden’s Association Annual Meeting- $150
WY Tennis Association – $750

Applying For A Grant

Please read the Albany County Grant Guidelines before downloading the Grant Application.
DOWNLOAD GUIDELINES

Once you have read the guidelines, complete the grant application and budget below and submit to the Laramie Area Visitor Center (see instructions at bottom of page).
DOWNLOAD APPLICATION

Budget spreadsheet
DOWNLOAD BUDGET SPREADSHEET .XLS
DOWNLOAD BUDGET SPREADSHEET .PDF

To help you with your wrap-up project report and evaluation, which must be submitted at the end of your event, please complete and attach the following form.
DOWNLOAD REPORTING FORM

To Fill Out Application

1. Download the grant guidelines above
2. Read guidelines to assure all requirements are met
3. Download and open the grant application
4. Click “Highlight Fields” in upper right hand corner
5. Click in the blue highlighted fields
6. Push tab or use the mouse to navigate to other fields
7. Go to Email Grant Application instructions

To Email Grant Application

1. Click File
2. Click Attach Email
3. Type in admin@visitlaramie.org and your email address (to save a copy for yourself)
4. Click Send

To Save Grant Application

1. Email grant application to your email address (see Email Grant Application)
2. Open attachment
3. Click File
4. Click Save As
5. Save to your computer as a file name you will remember
6. Click Save

For more information, please contact The Albany County Tourism Board Staff.
(307) 745-4195 | 210 E. Custer St. Laramie