One of the primary ways that the SDTMD works to bring visitors to San Diego, and increase room night stays, is through the direct funding of contractors for various events and programs. Funding is requested through the annual application process. For FY 2024, SDTMD grants will support the following contractors:

Entity/Program

Event Date

Funding

On-going

$50,485,068

Sports San Diego / Sports Commission

On-going

$885,000

Sports San Diego / California State Games

July 7-16, 2023

$181,500

Southern California Tennis Association / USTA Billie Jean King Girls National Championships

August 5-13, 2023

$65,000

Youth Tennis San Diego / USTA Adult National Championship

September 29-November 12, 2023

$50,000

Fast Forward Futures / San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival

November 8-12, 2023

$74,500

Sports San Diego / Rady Children’s Invitational

November 23-24, 2023

$30,000

Sports San Diego / Holiday Bowl

December 27, 2023

$685,000

Petco Park Events x Outriders Present x C5 Rodeo / San Diego Rodeo

January 12-14, 2024

$150,000

Sports San Diego / Concacaf W Gold Cup

February 17-March 11, 2024

$100,000

Southern California Tennis Association Foundation / San Diego Open

February 24-March 3, 2024

$135,000

San Diego Crew Classic

April 5-7, 2024

$145,500

La Jolla Historical Society / The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance

April 19-21, 2024

$74,500

Wonderlust Events LLC / Wonderfront Festival

May 10-12, 2024

$250,000

California Police Athletic Federation / U.S. Police And Fire Championships

June, 2024

$71,000

SDTMD is proud to have helped fund many of San Diego’s signature events and programs over the years.