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Ingham County Hotel/Motel Funds for Arts and Tourism

Apply for funding through the Arts Council's grant programs.

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 established primarily for cultural, educational, 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 Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. Proposed activities or services must take place within Ingham County. The FY22 funding period is May 1, 2022 – April 30, 2023. 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.

FY24 guidelines

**UPDATE – Please note that there has been a change to this grant program. Applicants are no longer required to provide proof of comprehensive insurance that covers Ingham County and the Arts Council of Greater Lansing until after they have been notified of their approved grant award.

STATUS: Open

DEADLINE: FY24 applications are now open and being accepted through March 1, 2024.

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