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Grants to Monroe, Washington Nonprofits and
Agencies to Promote Tourism in the Local Area

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08/01/19 4:30 PM Receipt


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Grants to Washington nonprofit organizations and government agencies to promote tourism in the City of Monroe. Funding may be requested for tourism marketing, the marketing or operation of special events and festivals that will attract tourists, and the operating of tourism-related facilities. Priority will be given to events scheduled during the off-season (November through April).

Definitions (excerpts from RCW 67.28.080):

-Operations - includes, but is not limited to, operations, management, and marketing. (No capital acquisition or maintenance.)

-Tourism - economic activity resulting from tourists, which may include sales of overnight lodging, meals, tours, gifts, or souvenirs.

-Tourism promotion - activities and expenditures designed to increase tourism, including but not limited to advertising, publicizing, or otherwise distributing information for the purpose of attracting and welcoming tourists; developing strategies to expand tourism; operating tourism promotion agencies; and funding marketing of special events and festivals designed to attract tourists.

-Tourism-related facility - real or tangible personal property with a usable life of three or more years, or constructed with volunteer labor, and used to support tourism, performing arts, or to accommodate tourist activities.

-Tourist - a person who travels from a place of residence to a different town, city, county, state, or country for purposes of business, pleasure, recreation, education, arts, heritage, or culture.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 146958

Term of Contract:

Funding is to cover the period January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations may indicate the following entity types of the application form:
-Government entity

If requesting support for the operation of tourism-related facilities, the facility must be owned or operated by a nonprofit organization as defined by the IRC 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(6). Proof of nonprofit status will be required.

Capital purchases or improvements are not an allowable use for hotel/motel taxes except for City owned and/or Public Facilities District owned tourism-related facilities.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Staff open house sessions are scheduled for June 19 and June 26, 2019, at City Hall.

The open houses will include Q&A for potential applicants; discussion of general guidance regarding lodging tax uses; and broad based assistance on applications (one on ones may be arranged by appointment until the end of July).

Pre-Application Information:

Applications will be due by 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 1, 2019. Postmarks will not be accepted.


-6/19/2019 and 6/26/2019: Staff open house - (one on ones may be arranged by appointment until the end of July).
-7/1/2019: Formal call for applications
-8/1/2018: Applications due to City Hall by 4:30 p.m.
-8/2/2019 thru 8/8/2019: Staff review of applications for legality only
-8/9/2019: Distribution of applications which meet minimum legal requirements to LTAC (list of non-compliant applications will be available upon request)
-8/21/2019: LTAC meeting - presentation of active applications (meeting may be extended to another night depending on the number of applications/presentations)
-9/11/2019: LTAC meeting - discussion regarding the applications and final recommendations to City Council (can meet earlier if LTAC has had sufficient time for review)
-9/24/2019: Recommendations presented at Council meeting
-Oct. 2019: Contracts signed for successful applicants

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Becky Hasart

Applications must be mailed or delivered to:

City of Monroe LTAC
Monroe City Hall
c/o Becky Hasart
806 W. Main Street
Monroe, WA 98272

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