Black-Owned Businesses Partnership Grant Program

As part of Discover Long Island's commitment to support, showcase and celebrate the diversity of our region, we have relaunched our Black-Owned Business Partnership Grant Program, with the support of our partners at Jake's 58 Casino Hotel. With a $5,000 investment, the program will provide 10 black-owned small businesses within the tourism and hospitality industry a complimentary 2023 Discover Long Island membership, guaranteeing promotion to our audience of 10 million.  

Highlights of membership benefits include: 

  • Promotion of special offers, events, and more across Discover LI's 
  • A dedicated webpage on for all members
  • Opportunities for promotion to I Love NY's audience of 8 million+ 
  • Invitations to our industry-exclusive networking events
  • Weekly travel and tourism industry updates 


For any questions on the grant program or member benefits, please email our partner relations team at