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.
The City's Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC) was 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 offered two rounds of funding totaling $200,000 for 2021:
The first round prioritized 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 was for events happening after May 31, 2021. Applications are now closed for round two funding. The deadline was Friday, May 14 at 5 p.m. LTAC grants are contingent on local COVID-19 conditions and case counts and what activities are allowed at the time.
NOTE: LTAC funds will be awarded on a competitive basis to eligible applicants and first-round applicants will also be eligible for second-round funding.