Transient Occupancy Tax Grant

Grants to Salem, Oregon Nonprofits to Promote
Cultural Events and Tourist Attractions

GrantWatch ID#: 148705
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City of Salem Cultural and Tourism Promotion Advisory Board



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Grants of up to $2,000 and grants of up to $10,000 to Salem, Oregon nonprofit organizations for the marketing and promotion of community and cultural events. Deadline TBA. Applicants must attend the October 10 or October 12 pre-application meeting to apply. The purpose of this grant is to support local historic cultural facilities, special events, and tourist attractions. Events must be open to the public.

​Transient Occupancy Tax grants provide marketing and promotion support for Salem historic and cultural facilities such as Deepwood, Bush House, and the Willamette Heritage Center; tourist attractions such as the Gilbert House Museum and the Riverfront Carousel; and special events like World Beat, the Salem Art Fair, and Magic at the Mill.

Grant awards for events range from up to $2,000 for small events to up to $10,000 for large events.

Events must be scheduled between July 1, 2018, and June 30, 2019.

Events may be hosted by nonprofit 501(c) organizations listed with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

You are required to attend one of the below Transient Occupancy Tax Grant Orientation pre-application meetings for funding consideration.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Community Development Department, City Hall, Room 305
555 Liberty Street SE
Salem, OR 97301

Thursday, October 12, 2017, 2:00 – 4:00 PM
Pringle Hall Community Center
606 Church Street SE
Salem, OR 97301​​

Fiscal year 2018–19 application forms will be available on or after October 13, 2017.

More information about the grant program may be found here:

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

Chris Neider, Management Analyst II

City of Salem
Community Development Department
555 Liberty ST SE RM 305
Salem OR 97301

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