Ingham County Hotel/Motel Funds for Arts & Tourism was established to support the production of publicity and promotional materials utilized to attract out-of-county visitors into Ingham County. These awards are funded by five percent (5%) of Ingham County hotel/motel revenues, per Ingham County Board of Commissioners resolution. The maximum grant for any one agency shall be no more than $10,000. Nonprofit organizations located in Ingham County established primarily for cultural, eductional, artistic, historical or entertainment purposes are eligible to apply. Applicants must have nonprofit status as evidenced by an Internal Revenue Service 501 (c)(3) letter of determination or a copy of the Articles of Incorporation as filed with the State of Michigan, Department of Labor and Economic Growth.
The funding period is May 1, 2017 - April 30, 2018. Payments are disbursed for awards by quarter with first and second quarters in the same check after required documentation is received and approved, followed by payment three in a separate check, and payment four in a separate check after final reports are received and approved.
Deadline to apply: March 1, 2017 by 11:59 p.m.
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FY16 Final Reports Due: May 15, 2017 - Final Report application can be found online at LansingArts.Slideroom.com
For more information, please contact Meghan Martin at the Arts Council at 517-372-4636 x2.