Program Evaluation of ARC’s Tourism, Cultural Heritage and Natural Asset-Related Projects

This report, prepared by Regional Technology Strategies and issued in FY 2010, evaluated the outcomes of 132 Tourism, Cultural Heritage, and Natural Asset-Related projects through surveys, interviews, and statistical analysis. Results showed that ARC’s investment of $10.2 million in tourism projects generated 2, 588 jobs. The study included recommendations to help increase the capacity of small-scale organizations to strengthen tourism in local communities.