2017 Bed Tax Grant Program

BED TAX GRANT PROGRAM

Application Available: Monday, June 12, 2017 8:30 a.m.
Application Due: Monday, June 26, 2017 4:00 p.m.

The applications will be available on Monday June 12, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. at the Commissioner’s Office. The applications will be due at the Commissioner’s Office on Monday, June 26, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. These dollars shall be spent to improve tourism in accordance with the Ohio Revised Code.

This will be a non-reimbursable grant so long as the project specified is completed. The time frame to spend down the funds will be six (6) months. Upon award of the grant and signing an agreement, the Commissioner’s will pay the organization the lump sum of money. The agreement will be simply stated as to responsibilities of the organization and the county. A follow up report will be required to the county to show that the money was spent on the specified project and the results that were hoped for. These records will be kept for state audit purposes to show that the bed tax monies are being spent as required.

The restriction on the funding request will be no salary is to be paid solely by the grant.

The Commissioner’s do reserve the right to make changes in the policy as may be needed. Any questions may be directed to the Commissioner’s Office at 330-674-0286.

In case of a tie, the person or group that has submitted their application the earliest will be the one awarded the grant money.