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Ingham County Hotel/Motel Funds for Arts and Tourism

Grants to Michigan Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Programs
that Enhance the Tourist Trade in Eligible Counties

Agency Type:

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Arts Council of Greater Lansing

Conf. Date:

02/14/20

Deadline Date:

03/01/20 11:59 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $12,500 to Michigan nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and universities to enhance the tourist trade in eligible counties. Funding is intended to support promotional and publicity related materials and projects that will draw visitors from out of the area, increase tourism, and promote convention business through cultural activities. Funded activities must benefit Ingham County.

Ingham County Hotel/Motel Funds for Arts & Tourism are funded by five percent (5%) of Ingham County hotel/motel revenues, per Ingham County Board of Commissioners resolution. Nonprofit organizations located in Ingham County established primarily for cultural, educational, artistic, historical or entertainment purposes are eligible to apply.

To be considered for a grant from the Ingham County Arts and Tourism Fund, an applicant must:

  • Offer activities open to the general public.
  • Propose a project or activity which is a legally-permitted use of hotel/motel tax receipts to promote and encourage tourist and convention business in the county.
  • Propose a project or activity that is within the intent and purpose of the Ingham County Board of Commissioners.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179892

Estimated Size of Grant:

The maximum grant for any one agency shall be no more than $12,500.

Term of Contract:

Proposed activities must take place between May 1, 2020 and April 30, 2021.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be considered for a grant from the Ingham County Arts and Tourism Fund, an applicant must:

- Be a Michigan public or private not-for-profit corporation 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 Commerce. Public universities and units of government are exempt from having to furnish proof of non-profit status.
- Be established primarily for cultural, educational, artistic, historical, or entertainment purposes.
- Offer activities open to the general public.
- Provide, as the major purpose of the group, one of the following types of activities or services in Ingham County:
a. A permanent cultural facility, located in Ingham County, open to the public for free or by a moderate admission charge, on a daily basis at least nine months of the year, such as a museum, art gallery, zoo, or historical site, that would reasonably be expected to attract out-of-county visitors.
b. A regular schedule of performances in Ingham County, open to the public for free or by an admission charge, of plays, opera, dance or music, of such quality or format as is not generally provided in mid-Michigan by private firms for profit and that would reasonably be expected to attract out-of-county visitors.
c. An annual or non-regular schedule of performances, events or entertainment.

Organizations in bankruptcy or default to Ingham County are not eligible to receive an allocation.

Organizations with delinquent reports to the Arts Council are not eligible to receive an allocation.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM March 1, 2020.

Applicants may submit no more than one grant request per organization each year.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

To apply online: https://lansingarts.slideroom.com/#/Login

Grants Contact: Membership and Programs Manager Taylor Haslett at Taylor@lansingarts.org.

Arts Council of Greater Lansing
1208 Turner St.
Lansing, MI 48906
info@lansingarts.org
(517) 372 4636

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USA: Michigan: Ingham County

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