The City of Columbia is now accepting applications for Hospitality and Accommodations Tax Grants for the 2021 Fiscal Year (July 1, 2020– June 30, 2021.) Applications are due by 12:00 p.m. on the dates listed below.

Accommodations Tax Grant (Due March 6, 2020 by 12:00 p.m.) The Accommodations Tax Grant provides financial support to non-profit organizations and their projects/events whose mission is to attract tourists by promoting overnight accommodations in the City of Columbia. To be eligible, your organization must be a nonprofit with documentation from the South Carolina Secretary of State’s Office, with activities in the City of Columbia. It is the intent of the Accommodations Tax Grant Committee to fund the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Visitors Bureau and Capital City Lake Murray for fiscal year 2021.

Hospitality Tax Grant (Due March 13, 2020 by 12:00 p.m.) The Hospitality Tax Grant provides financial support to non-profit organizations and their projects/events whose mission is to attract tourists by promoting dining in the City of Columbia. To be eligible, your organization must be a nonprofit with documentation from the South Carolina Secretary of State’s Office, with activities in the City of Columbia.

For complete A-Tax and H-Tax grant guidelines, eligibility requirements, and application links go to: https://www.columbiasc.net/grants/offered.

The City of Columbia will host an application workshop on February 10, 2020 from 2-4pm, at the Earlewood Park facility, 1113 Recreation Drive. Please join us for information regarding eligibility, policies, procedures, and guidelines for our grant applications offered. To RSVP or further information, please call 545-3146.

For specific questions or information on our Accommodations and Hospitality Fund Grants, please contact Ms. Dee Dee Fanning via email at Ginger.Fanning@columbiasc.gov or via phone at (803) 545-3048.

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