Details at Redmond.gov/TourismGrant
Enter the complete title of the proposed project or event.
Enter the date when your project or event is planned to begin.
Enter the date when your project or event is expected to end.
Describe the type of project or event.
Provide an estimate of the total number of people anticipated to participate in the project or event.
Person representing agency or organization authorized to sign Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Redmond.
By checking the "I agree" box below, you agree and acknowledge that 1) your application will not be signed in the sense of a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.
Total number of people traveling from more than 50 miles outside of Redmond to attend the event.
Total number of people traveling from more than 50 mile outside of the state or country to the event.
Total number of people projected to stay overnight and pay for accommodations.
Number of people projected to stay overnight but not pay for accommodations.
One lodging night = one or more persons occupying one room for one night.
Fully describe the project for the evaluation committee. Please address topics such as:
what is it you wish do; the tangible and intangible benefits to the community; and the expected visitor impact.
(Note: If you are requesting funds for a specific portion of a larger project, please indicate and focus your response on the element for which you are requesting funding.)
Describe how you will advertise, publicize, or otherwise distribute information regarding your project.
Please explain how a tourism grant will result in increases to people staying overnight, traveling 50 miles or more, and coming from another state or country for the event.
Projects must be completed within the calendar year. Please provide a high-level timeline of the planning and execution of the project.
How will you evaluate the success of the project?
How does the project meet the Tourism Promotion Fund Criteria provided below?
Does the project/event meet the basic state requirements for tourism promotion? Promote a positive image for the City? Does this project/event promote the City as a destination place? Attract visitors, build new audiences, and encourage tourist expansion? Increase awareness of the City’s amenities, history, facilities, and natural environment? Does is support regional tourism planning?
What kind and degree of partnership does the project/event exhibit? Volunteer involvement, inter-jurisdictional, corporate, business and/or civic organization support?
How will this project/event benefit the citizens of Redmond? Does this project benefit the overall community, rather than specific segment or interest?
What other revenue sources will be used to support this project/event?
Is this project/event unusual or unique? Does it move an existing program in a new direction?
Is this funding request for a new project/event or to continue or expand on-going project/event?
Does the project/event have broad-based community appeal or support? What is the evidence of need for this project/event in the City?
Is the project of a scale suitable for this funding program?
Please submit application to the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC) by October 31 at 5:00 pm.
You may mail your application to: City of Redmond, Attn: Sarah Pyle, MS: 4SPL, P.O. Box 97010, Redmond, WA 98073-9710. You may also hand-deliver your application to Redmond City Hall, Customer Service Center (located on first floor), Attn: Sarah Pyle, 15670 NE 85th Street, Redmond.
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