About the Grant Program
Each year the City collects a seven percent room tax on overnight stays at hotels and motels in the community. The funds are then redistributed through the Hotel/Motel Grant Program which awards exempt or non-profit organizations or agencies of a local government that work to increase tourism in Marion. The Grant Application process opens in April of each year.
A committee consisting of City staff, City Council representatives, and Council-appointed citizens review the applications, determine recommended funding allocations, and make a recommendation to the council for use of the funds.
If you are a qualified applicant, please submit the application and required documentation by May 10, 2019.
|FY2020 Hotel/Motel Program Schedule|
|Application Process Opens||April 1, 2019|
|Applications Due||May 10, 2019|
|Committee Reviews Applications||May 13 - June 12, 2019|
|Council Reviews Committee Recommendations||June 18, 2019|
|Council Approves Committee Recommendations||June 20, 2019|