Learn more about LTAC grants

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The second round of funding will be for events happening after May 31. There will be a second round to apply for round two funds. Timeline for second round application process is TBD and contingent on local COVID-19 conditions and case counts and what activities are allowed at the time.

About

The hotel/motel tax fund grants, or LTAC grants, is funding available to non-profits and public agencies for projects that assist with tourism development and promotion in the city of Everett.

The grant program is made possible through taxes paid by consumers when they stay in paid lodging in the city of Everett and overseen by the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee.

Application

The City's Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC) is accepting applications for projects that assist with tourism development and promotion in the city of Everett. Public and non-profit agencies are encouraged to submit applications.   

LTAC plans to offer two rounds of funding totaling $200,000 for 2021: 

  • The first round will prioritize events or projects promoting tourism which also align with current public health and safety guidelines and occur before May 31, 2021. 
  • The second round of funding will be for events happening after May 31, 2021. There will be a second round to apply for round two funds. Timeline for second round application process is TBD and contingent on local COVID-19 conditions and case counts and what activities are allowed at the time.
  • NOTE: First-round funds will be awarded on a competitive basis to eligible applicants and first-round applicants will also be eligible for second-round funding if it becomes available.

Application coming soon.