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Grants to Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies
to Promote Tourism in Eligible Regions

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City of Marion

Deadline Date:

05/10/21

Description:

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Grants to Iowa nonprofit organizations and government agencies for public improvement projects and projects that promote tourism in eligible regions. Funding may be used for capital costs, operating costs, professional services, contract costs, and more. Eligible projects are those that promote tourism in the City of Marion.

Qualified organizations can apply for funds from one of two categories.

Category 1: City of Marion Events and Commissions

  • Applicants are City of Marion departments, facilities, or commissions that are primarily recreational, cultural, destination marketing, or entertainment oriented.

Category 2: Nonprofit Organizations and Events

  • Applicants are recreational, cultural, and entertainment-oriented organizations that meet the qualified organization standards. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 148416

Estimated Size of Grant:

- Category 1: Twenty-five percent up to fifty percent of budgeted funds shall be awarded to applicants in this category.
- Category 2: Fifty percent up to seventy-five percent of budgeted funds shall be awarded to applicants of this category.

Term of Contract:

All grant awards are to be requested and expended within 12 months after being awarded (July - June).

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Qualified organizations for Hotel/Motel Grant funding include any exempt or non-profit entities or agencies of a local government whose activities or proposed project for the fiscal year will increase tourism within the City of Marion.

Further, a qualified organization’s request will be considered for funding from the hotel/motel grant program if the activities or proposed project for the fiscal year meets the intent of Iowa Code for use of the Hotel and Motel Tax. The basis of the intent is to support items that will bring additional Hotel and Motel taxes through additional lodging in Marion or the surrounding areas.

The review committee will also refrain from sponsoring any organization that is controversial or offensive. Criteria used to determine this can be found in the City’s Advertising/Sponsorship Policy approved by Resolution 23691 on March 6, 2014. Staff shall determine whether the relationship may undermine public confidence and/or present a conflict of interest.

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- April 5, 2021: Grant application process opens
- May 10, 2021: Deadline to submit application via City of Marion website
- May 11 - June 14, 2021: Review Committee scores applications and makes funding recommendations
- June 15, 2021: Funding recommendations are presented to City Council
- June 17, 2021: Award allocations are awarded by City Council

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online:
https://www.cityofmarion.org/government/finance/taxes-and-fees/hotel-motel-tax/hotel-motel-grant-program/hotel-motel-grant-application

Brian McKenzie
(319) 743-6353
bmckenzie@cityofmarion.org

City of Marion
1225 6th Avenue, Suite 170
Marion, IA 52302

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