City Accepting Applications for Second Round of Tourism Grants
Posted on 04/08/2022
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City of Renton SealApril 8, 2021

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Jessie Kotarski, Economic Development Manager, 425-430-7271
Maryjane Van Cleave, Communications & Engagement Director 425-430-6713

City of Renton accepting applications for second round of 2022 Tourism Promotion Grants

Deadline for applications is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 13, 2022

RENTON, WA – Organizations with programs or activities that promote tourism in Renton can now apply for a second round of Lodging Tax Grants for events in 2022.

Eligible events are not limited to within the Renton city limits. However, events must show measurable drive-in tourism within the city limits. Organizations may apply for multiple events.

The grant application is online. Applications are due by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 13, 2022.

Finalists will present their requests to the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee on Tuesday, May 24 via Zoom. The committee will make its final recommendations to Renton City Council in June.

The grants are funded by Washington state’s Hotel-Motel Tax, which is collected on all in-city lodging stays of less than 30 days.

Questions concerning the application process may be directed to Jessie Kotarski, Economic Development Manager, at 425-430-7271 or via email at [email protected].

About the City of Renton

The City of Renton, Washington, with a population of 107,100 (2021), is located on the southeast shore of Lake Washington, just south of Seattle. Renton's strong economic base, diverse marketplace and favorable business climate have attracted nationally recognized companies that wish to provide employees and their families an outstanding quality of life. Renton is the home of Boeing, PACCAR, IKEA, Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks, two-time Major League Soccer Champion Seattle Sounders FC (in 2024), and the eternal resting place of rock icon Jimi Hendrix. More information is on our website, in news releases, or on our Facebook, Twitter, and Nextdoor pages. 
 

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