Summit County Tax Grant Information
Summit County provides annual grants to local non-profit and governmental entities based off revenue from specific sales tax initiatives. These grants help fund various projects that aim to improve the quality of life for residents as well as expand tourist interest and investment in the County.
There are several different grants available from the County awarded generally on an annual basis. The following is a brief synopsis of each grant with the general schedule for applications.
- Restaurant Tax Grant
The intent of this grant is to assist governmental and non-profit entities with tourism promotion and/or development, operation, and maintenance projects and programs that bring tourism in from outside of the County. Applications are available March 2nd and due by March 31st, 2020 by 5:00 PM. Monies from awarded grants are made available in June with projects completion expected within 18 months.
- Recreation, Arts & Parks – Recreation Grant (RAP) The Summit County Recreation, Arts and Parks (RAP) Grant will be available online beginning October 1, 2019. The deadline for all applications is Wednesday, October 30th at 5:00 PM no exceptions. The recreation grant applies to any publicly owned or operated facility that is used for recreational purposes.
- Recreation, Arts & Parks – Cultural Grant (RAP)
Projects and programs funded by this grant have included art education, dance, history, music, visual arts, theatre, folk arts, and more. Monies for awarded grants are made available in June with projects completion expected within 12 months. Dates for 2020 have not been released as yet.
- Special Event Tax Grant
No information at this time.
- Non-Profit Grants
Generally, applications are available during the month of July. Funding is determined during the County’s budget process in December. Awarded grants to non-profit entities are distributed the following year.
If you have any questions, please contact Annette Singleton at (435) 336-3025.