City accepting applications for tourism grants
September 26, 2012 · Updated 1:03 PM
The City of Redmond is accepting applications for its 2013 Tourism Fund Matching Grants through 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31.
Applicants may be cultural, historical, educational or community organizations.
The grants will help fund projects that stimulate tourism in Redmond and are paid by a portion of the 1 percent sales tax on hotel rooms located in Redmond. Grants may not exceed 50 percent of the cost of the project.
The Redmond Lodging Tax Advisory Committee will evaluate qualifying applications on a competitive basis, using the official tourism promotion funding criteria and will forward recommendations to the mayor and City Council for approval. City Council will award the grants in January 2013.
For more information, call (425) 556-2444 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are available through the city website under Business & Development topics listing and the Tourism subheading Tourism Promotion Fund.